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[Bug 577045] New: Sysinfo Display Info Driver field shows "Unknown" after installing Nvidia proprietary driver
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  • Date: Thu, 4 Feb 2010 15:58:50 +0000
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http://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=577045

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Summary: Sysinfo Display Info Driver field shows "Unknown"
after installing Nvidia proprietary driver
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE 11.3
Version: Milestone 1
Platform: x86-64
OS/Version: openSUSE 11.3
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: KDE4 Applications
AssignedTo: kde-maintainers@xxxxxxx
ReportedBy: rb03884@xxxxxxxxx
QAContact: qa@xxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---


Created an attachment (id=340759)
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Display Info PNG file

User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:1.9.2.0)
Gecko/20100115 SUSE/3.6.0-1.1 Firefox/3.6

After installing the Nvidia proprietary driver followed by running the command:

sax2 -r -m 0=nvidia

init 5; exit

I started sysinfo --> Display Info --> Driver --> Unknown

It should show the Nvidia driver version number. The identical information can
be found by running the following:

glxinfo | grep -i OpenGL

OpenGL vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
OpenGL renderer string: GeForce 8600 GTS/PCI/SSE2
OpenGL version string: 3.2.0 NVIDIA 190.53

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Nvidia proprietary drivers
2. Run: sax2 -r -m 0=nvidia
3. Run: sysinfo /
Actual Results:
Display Info
Vendor: nVidia Corporation
Model: GeForce 8600 GTS
Driver: Unknown

Expected Results:
Display Info
Vendor: nVidia Corporation
Model: GeForce 8600 GTS/PCI/SSE2
Driver: 190.53

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