xorg-server-1.5.3 doesn; t work with nvidia driver: Undefined symbol "miZeroLineScreenIndex"

Naram Qashat cyberbotx at cyberbotx.com
Fri Feb 6 12:59:06 PST 2009

Yuri wrote:
> I upgraded my 71-PRERELEASE system and couldn't start xserver any more 
> (see log below).
> googling this problem I found that many people had the same issue 
> without the clear solution.
> "NVidia has to fix it's driver" is the solution,
> This is the major stability breach.
> There is really no reason to upgrade xorg-server to 1.5.3 if nvidia 
> driver can't work with it since nvidia is the major card  provider and 
> maybe half of all systems run nvidia.
> I believe xorg should be downgraded back to 1.4.X until the issue with 
> NVidia driver is resolved.
> Yuri
> --- error log ---
> Current Operating System: FreeBSD xxx.xxx.xxx 7.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 
> 7.1-PRERELEASE #6: Sun Dec 21 13:41:31 PST 2008     
> yuri at xxx.xxx:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386
> Build Date: 05 February 2009  12:07:33PM
>        Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
>        to make sure that you have the latest version.
> Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
>        (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
>        (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
> (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Fri Feb  6 10:28:43 2009
> (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
> (EE) Failed to load module "type1" (module does not exist, 0)
> dlopen: /usr/local/lib/xorg/modules//libwfb.so: Undefined symbol 
> "miZeroLineScre
> enIndex"
> (EE) Failed to load /usr/local/lib/xorg/modules//libwfb.so
> (EE) Failed to load module "wfb" (loader failed, 7)

I've seen the same error, but it appears to be a minor thing and doesn't stop 
the Xorg server from starting, as I'm running it just fine without that module 
loading.  If your Xorg server isn't loading, it's probably something unrelated 
to that module failing to load.

Naram Qashat

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