F17-alpha: UI unusable

Gerry Reno greno at verizon.net
Sat Mar 17 04:17:19 UTC 2012

On 03/16/2012 06:30 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-03-16 at 23:18 +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> Adam Williamson wrote:
>>> It's a fairly well-known issue that you can't build the NVIDIA driver
>>> against a debug kernel without tweaking something somewhere. It works
>>> fine if you use a non-debug kernel.
>> Not really: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=751891
>> Anything dlopening libGL directly or indirectly can still cause glibc 
>> errors. Neither glibc's nor nvidia's fix solved that issue for everyone. We 
>> still get duplicates of this bug reported regularly.
> Oh, yeah, that one. I *think* the issue the OP was referring to was the
> well-known one with getting it to even build against a debug kernel,
> though. It complains about the license on some symbols or other.

And for anyone interested in the history of 3D graphics hardware here's
an article with a lot of good hardware photos and info:


It's a couple years old but still good.

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