Xlib: extension "NV-GLX" missing on display

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Wed Sep 28 13:43:54 PDT 2011

On 09/28/11 12:38 PM, alupu at verizon.net wrote:
>   Each and every time I go back to the command line after using
>   a browser in the X11 environment, I find one or multiple messages,
>    Xlib:  extension "NV-GLX" missing on display ":0.0"
>   on the console.
>   They come from libXext.
>   Not life-threatening but very annoying.
>   Nonsensical for an Intel video device par excellence.
>   In hopes of getting rid of the messages, I upgraded my original
>   Xorg-7.6 package with the Server, Intel and Evdev drivers and
>   libXext to the (latest) versions shown above.
>   To no avail.
>   What could be the solution?

Make sure your libGL.so is the Mesa version, not the one from the
nvidia proprietary drivers.

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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