I would like to re-install the nvidia driver on a 32 bit ARM computer running Linux for Tegra (L4T), however I don't know what the correct version of this driver is, where to get it, or how to install it properly.


I am trying to connect to an NVidia Jetson TK1 (32 bit ARM computer) using remote desktop. When I run startx in terminal freezes at Loading extension GLX.

I ran sha1sum -c /etc/nv_tegra_release and at first libglx.so checksum FAILED (maybe apt-get upgrade broke it or something), but I replaced it with the original and now it says OK.

/usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libglx.so: OK

Unfortunately, that did NOT solve the problem ....

The consensus (mainly drawn from people with the same issue but different hardware), is that next I should purge and re-install the appropriate nvidia-xyz driver matching my graphics card.


Tegra K1 SOC NVIDIA Kepler GPU with 192 CUDA Cores NVIDIA 4-Plus-1™ Quad-Core ARM® Cortex™-A15 CPU

Linux Distribution: head -n 1 /etc/nv_tegra_release

R19 (release), REVISION: 2.0, GCID: 3896695, BOARD: ardbeg, EABI: hard, DATE: Fri Apr 18 23:10:46 UTC 2014


Refer here: https://developer.nvidia.com/embedded/linux-tegra

And you can find whole required materials about Jetson here: https://developer.nvidia.com/embedded/downloads



Although I did not test remote desktop as you did, my Jetson-TK1 has R21 (rev 5.0).

ubuntu@tegra-ubuntu:~$ head -n 1 /etc/nv_tegra_release    
# R21 (release), REVISION: 5.0, GCID: 7273100, BOARD: ardbeg, EABI: hard, DATE: Wed Jun  8 04:19:09 UTC 2016

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