The nvidia drivers from the NVIDIA website work fine for me. Just be sure
to modify your X configuration file as documented by using the correct
driver and commenting out what they tell you. Sorry I can give you
specifics... I am not at my linux box. Also if you want to remove the
NVIDIA software, the install script has an uninstall flag so not nightmarish
On Sat, 27 Jan 2007 17:25:59 -0600
Bryan Lepore <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> brief story before the question:
> on my FC6 box (after direct RH9->FC6 upgrade), using "nv17" and "vesa"
> drivers, coot reports
> Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0"
> i figure its to do w/:
> dlopen: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libGLcore.so: undefined symbol:
> (EE) Failed to load /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libGLcore.so
> ... in Xorg.0.log.
> already tried every combination of loading GLcore or glx in xorg.conf, and
> yummed xorg-x11-server-Xorg and logout/in.
> so i figure i have to (1) yum nvidia or (2) yum livna drivers or (3) use
> commercial package from nvidia.
> the internet suggests this choice is effectively irreversible, or a
> so do any of these options 'just work' for coot?
> any comments appreciated.