[SOLVED] [Xorg-1.7.5 in Slackware64 -current] still no workie.. Xorg bug?
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I didn't solve it, or figure out what it was, but over the last few months, whatever the problem or conflict was, has been repaired either in Xorg or in the nVidia driver. Below are the current versions of stuff I have installed, and which are working as expected right now (relevant parts in bold):
sasha@reactor: glxinfo | less
sasha@reactor: glxinfo | grep version
server glx version string: 1.4
client glx version string: 1.4
GLX version: 1.4
OpenGL version string: 2.1.2 NVIDIA 256.35
OpenGL shading language version string: 1.20 NVIDIA via Cg compiler
sasha@reactor: glxinfo | grep direct
direct rendering: Yes
GL_EXT_Cg_shader, GL_EXT_depth_bounds_test, GL_EXT_direct_state_access,
sasha@reactor: ls /var/log/packages | grep xorg
sasha@reactor: ls /var/log/packages | grep input
sasha@reactor: uname -a
Linux reactor 22.214.171.124-33.1-00-to-34.1-00 #1
SMP PREEMPT Fri Jul 23 19:30:47 ADT 2010 x86_64
Genuine Intel(R) CPU 2160 @ 1.80GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux
Thread is solved as far as I'm concerned. Thanks everyone for your help & suggestions in this thread!
Glad to see all is working for you, and with stock Slackware components. I'm still technically running -current, although that's probably (at this moment) very nearly the same as 13.1 which IIRC just officially came out?
Could you please remind me what-all hardware & number of monitors you're running, and how/where your monitors are connected? I re-read this whole thread but haven't determined that. Since you wrote that you are using krandrtray, I know you're using RandR rather than Xinerama; I don't use KDE stuff much, nor do I have a tray, so I'd hafta set the RandR via xorg.conf, which is fine. Mostly I want to know ( (how many monitors you have) X (how many cards) ).
Finally: what's the status of your "Nouveau Slackware Tutorial" wrt 13.1 or current? Or -- maybe we don't even need a tutorial since all stuff comes with Slackware now..
I'm still keen on trying to see if Nouveau will drive my setup, but I admit, I am not optimistic, and feel like leaving well enough alone for a while..
Thanks for all that info Didier! I am going to do some more research before resolving to attempt Nouveau again. Mainly I plan to search around for success/horror stories regarding multiple hardware. Also, since this is a desktop machine, I would like for the ?randr to be workable from either xorg.conf or scriptable/configurable during X startup, and not have to use Krandr.. Maybe one day in the future I'll have a tray but not anytime soon; and by that time maybe I'll have gotten KDE all gone from the system..
If I ever get Nouveau to work how I want, I'll make a post about it for sure.
If it doesn't work, but all things indicate that it *should*, I'll start a thread about it.