SOLVED: + GTK + Nvidia driver weird interaction?

Chris Macksey c_macksey at
Sat Oct 23 10:23:54 PDT 2004

Andrew Benton wrote:
> Chris Macksey wrote:
>> here are the options I used, straight from host.def:
>> -O2 -march=pentium4 -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-strength-reduce 
>> -fno-merge-constants
>> I wouldn't think these would cause an over-optimization problem, 
>> unless (maybe) the -march=pentium4?  Has that been known to cause a 
>> problem with
> I don't know about xorg, but it caused me problems with XFree86-4.4.0. 
> At the end of the build I couldn't boot into Gnome. XFree86 works fine 
> (with the current Nvidia driver) if I don't optimise it.

And there was much rejoicing...

Sure enough, 6111 driver plus no -march fixed the problem.  Everything's 
working fine now, even 3D.

Thanks everyone for your help!

Chris Macksey
<c_macksey at>

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