x.org + GTK + Nvidia driver weird interaction?
djensen at inebraska.com
Sat Oct 23 06:13:55 PDT 2004
Simon Geard wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-10-22 at 13:33 -0500, Chris Macksey wrote:
>>Hi all, I'm in the process of assembling a LFS/BLFS testing (kernel
>>220.127.116.11, GCC 3.4.1, NPTL) system (to eventually replace my current LFS
>>system - kernel 2.6.4, GCC 3.3, Linuxthreads). The LFS portion seems to
>>work perfectly, but I have a bizarre problem in the "Beyond" portions.
>>I'm hoping someone here can point me in the right direction so I can
>>solve the problem.
>>Essentially, the threefold combination of x.org 6.8.1 plus GTK+ plus the
>>NVidia binary driver causes X to segfault the moment a GTK+ application
> You sure it's the nVidia driver? I've got a setup more or less the same
> as the one you describe on a secondary partition, and I haven't had any
> problems with X, including 3d acceleration. I have seen segfaults from
> other programs on the system though - anything relating to gstreamer
> fails, and I've seen problems with gnome-settings-daemon too. Running
> with gdb didn't point at any consistent point of failure.
> If I remember correctly (haven't used it for a few weeks), the problems
> happened regardless of whether I used the nv or nvidia drivers. I'm
> leaning towards possibly a bug in that particular glibc, since the exact
> same BLFS packages on a slightly older LFS base (3-4 months) works fine.
I found issues with gtk+ and glibc's after 20040701, 'minimum profit' will not
work, i tried many versions of gtk, glib, pango and atk. Only reverting to
glibc-2.3.4-20040701 corrected the glitch. That said, the version for
testing is 20040701 so i am not helping.
-- David Jensen
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