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Old 07-12-2001, 12:20 PM   #1
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can't load glx module

From the previous postings you will see that I have installed nvidia drivers on my comp. I've edited the xf86config-4 file now to look for them. When X started a screen with the nvidia logo appeared and I was excited. This was short lived when I looked at the xf86.....log. It stated that it could not load the glx module. (said it didn't exist. It does) I have verified that all files are installed in the areas where they should reside. I have read in some posts that you should remove mesa files that may interfere. Is this correct, and if so what are mesa files. The nvidia istallation and troubleshooting guide suggests running ldconfig. I haven't had the opportunity to try this yet. I guess my main question would be what are your opinions? If all the files are there and xf86config-4 can't load the glx module what could be wrong? Additionally I verified in the log that the nvidia drivers are being used NOT the nv driver. Thanks for any advice all given so far has proven invaluable.
Old 07-12-2001, 12:22 PM   #2
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Sorry thought I was posting a reply to a previous question. Anyway I believe all the info you may need is here.
Old 07-12-2001, 06:07 PM   #3
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I hate to do this but refer you to the nvidia forums on Linux. They should be able to give you some advice, or you could read the previous posts made.
Old 07-13-2001, 08:05 PM   #4
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ok.. if it's the error i think you're having, and assuming that all the nvidia drivers are in the right place, then all that you have to do is add this to the "Modules" section of your XF86Config-4 file:

Section "Modules"
Load "glx"
Old 09-17-2001, 03:09 PM   #5
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This should work:

ln -s libglx.a.

XXX is version of glx driver. I use I know this solution is
weird but it works.


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