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Re: Amaya-9.55-pre3 X Window error!

From: Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2007 10:06:37 +0200
To: Keith Hopper <asgard@inspire.net.nz>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <200707051006.37822.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Sunday 01 July 2007 19:06, Keith Hopper wrote:
> In article <50416.195.224.154.166.1183104312.squirrel@mail.imalip.net>,
>
>    Regis Boudin <regis@boudin.name> wrote:
> > Hi Keith,
> >
> > I guess is you're being hit by the "other" GDK error. So far we've
> > identified two conditions that trigger it :
> > -When running AIGLX and the Composite extension, which can be worked
> > around with what Irene suggested.
> > -When using non-DRI GLX rendering with Mesa. DRI works fine, X11 software
> > rendering is ok but slow, software GLX crashes. The problems is actually
> > somewhere between wxWidgets, Mesa and Xserver, according to an X/Mesa
> > developper. You can have a look at [1] for more informations.
> >
> > My guess would be that you run with DRI disabled...
>
>      No!

Why not using an Amaya version compiled with Mesa.
It's slower, but it doesn't crash. The problems is actually in the OpenGL 
support by Nvidia.

> > [1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=357439
>
>      I  have looked at the above and run amaya under gdb with the --sync
> argument.  The XWindow problem arises in glXMakeCurrentReadSGI after
> stepping 62 instructions - when the X11 major code 143 (the SGI-GLX opcode)
> is in the rsi register. One more step and the Xwindow error is reported.
> The last instruction executed loaded rdi with the hex value 0x315e780 - if
> that is any help to you!
>
>      As to configuration of the machine -
>
>      Mother Board - ASUS M2N-NX
>      CPU - AMD Athlon x2-64
>      Nvidia MCP61 revision 162  nForce 430/GeForce6100 chip set.
>      Linux SuSE version 10.2 (kernel 2.6.18.8-0.3)
>      X11 version 7.1.99.902
>
>      The file /etc/X11/xorg.conf has the following modules loaded - dbe,
> type1, freetype, extmod, glx, v41.  There is also the following section
> which might be of relevance -
>
> Section "DRI"
>   Group "video"
>   Mode 0660
> End Section
>
> which seems to indicate that DRI is running. I note, however, that the mode
> is different to the one given by one of the correspondents in the reference
> (which was 0666).
>
>      Note that it would probably be unwise to edit this xorg.conf file as
> it is automatically generated by the SuSE SAX2 application during initial
> installation.
>
>      I don't know whether the following is relevant, but since my original
> report, when using VNC from another machine there is a warning (not error)
> from xgamma in respect of X11 Opcode 134 (XFree86-VidModeExtension) -
> immediately after logging in at the other machine.
>
>      At the moment that is all I can think of which might help in tracing
> the problem. Please ask if you think there is anything else I can help
> with.
>
>                     Keith

     Irène.
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