[CentOS] Various OpenGL apps crashing in CentOS 5?

Vaclav Mocek little.owl at email.cz
Fri Aug 22 19:05:07 UTC 2008


Hi,

it is strange, I have the laptop Acer 5204 and the desktop with the same
GPU (945GM and 945G). OpenOffice and GoogleEarth work fine without any
problem. 

Vaclav

Rubin wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I'm experiencing odd behaviour with various OpenGL apps I'm (trying
> to) use. I have an IBM Thinkpad X60s with the Intel GMA chipset, the
> 945GM to be precise. I have glxinfo/glxgears working normally,
> disabled composite in xorg.conf and everything seems fine.
>
> However, there are a few applications that I use that show rather
> strange behaviour that I think is related to the same underlying (as
> yet unidentified) problem. Here is my list:
>
> * Google Earth 4.3
> Installed in /opt/googleearth. Starts, but with extremely slow
> performance. Unusable, Closing the window takes about 10 seconds.
>
> * OpenOffice 2.4.0
> Installed in /opt/openoffice. Failed to start when using the "intel"
> or "i810" Xorg driver. "vesa" driver works fine. Later learned that
> setting GTK_MODULES="" works around the problem while using the
> "intel" or "i810" drivers and that it might have to do with the gnome
> integration stuff in OpenOffice.
>
> * Maya 2008
> Installed in /opt/maya. Fails to start (sig 11) when using the "intel"
> or "i810" Xorg driver. "vesa" driver works fine (but with abominable
> 3D performance obviously). A gdb backtrace tells me:
> #0  0x00000000 in ?? ()
> #1  0xad1e3427 in _mesa_endDispatchOverride () from
> /usr/lib/dri/i915_dri.so
> #2  0xad1e3c54 in _mesa_make_current () from /usr/lib/dri/i915_dri.so
> #3  0xad1beb18 in intelMakeCurrent () from /usr/lib/dri/i915_dri.so
> #4  0xad1a4531 in __driUtilUpdateDrawableInfo () from
> /usr/lib/dri/i915_dri.so
> #5  0x00aa8c5c in glXDestroyContext () from /usr/lib/libGL.so.1
> #6  0x00aaae3f in glXMakeCurrentReadSGI () from /usr/lib/libGL.so.1
> #7  0x00aab0e3 in glXMakeCurrent () from /usr/lib/libGL.so.1
> #8  0xb48cf778 in GlXCreateMDraw () from /opt/maya/lib/lib3dGraphics.so
> #9  0x07e7f4e1 in XtUnrealizeWidget () from /usr/lib/libXt.so.6
> #10 0x07e7f663 in XtUnrealizeWidget () from /usr/lib/libXt.so.6
> #11 0x07e7f663 in XtUnrealizeWidget () from /usr/lib/libXt.so.6
> #12 0x07e7f663 in XtUnrealizeWidget () from /usr/lib/libXt.so.6
> #13 0x07e7f663 in XtUnrealizeWidget () from /usr/lib/libXt.so.6
> #14 0x07e7f663 in XtUnrealizeWidget () from /usr/lib/libXt.so.6
> #15 0x07e7f663 in XtUnrealizeWidget () from /usr/lib/libXt.so.6
> #16 0x07e7f663 in XtUnrealizeWidget () from /usr/lib/libXt.so.6
> #17 0x07e7f663 in XtUnrealizeWidget () from /usr/lib/libXt.so.6
> #18 0x07e7f663 in XtUnrealizeWidget () from /usr/lib/libXt.so.6
> #19 0x07e7f91e in XtRealizeWidget () from /usr/lib/libXt.so.6
> #20 0xb54900d2 in Twindow::unStow () from
> /opt/maya/lib/libExtensionLayer.so
> #21 0xb547162e in TiceShowWindowCmd::doCommand () from
> /opt/maya/lib/libExtensionLayer.so
> #22 0xb5ac16f1 in Mel_Command_Dispatch () from
> /opt/maya/lib/libCommandEngine.so
> #23 0xb5ae4160 in node_exec () from /opt/maya/lib/libCommandEngine.so
> #24 0xb5b060eb in fc_if () from /opt/maya/lib/libCommandEngine.so
> #25 0xb5ae4160 in node_exec () from /opt/maya/lib/libCommandEngine.so
> #26 0xb5ae4326 in sophia_call_executable () from
> /opt/maya/lib/libCommandEngine.so
> #27 0xb5b0085a in SophiaExecutable::evaluate () from
> /opt/maya/lib/libCommandEngine.so
> #28 0xb5ac6e43 in TcommandEngine::sourceFile () from
> /opt/maya/lib/libCommandEngine.so
> #29 0x08059e66 in TmayaApp::initGUI ()
> #30 0xb533bc10 in Tapplication::start () from
> /opt/maya/lib/libExtensionLayer.so
> #31 0x08054e96 in appmain ()
> #32 0x080640d6 in main ()
>
>
> I'm fairly sure this has something to do with the mesa 3d driver for
> the Intel 945GM but I cannot confirm this and I would like to search
> further. Does anyone have any suggestions as to where I could look next?
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Kind regards,
>
>
> Rurib.
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