[CentOS] Various OpenGL apps crashing in CentOS 5?

Rubin rubin at xs4all.nl
Thu Aug 28 09:07:23 UTC 2008


Yes indeed, that is strange; what version of openoffice and googleearth
are you using? I've seen my problems happen on two different X60s
laptops, one with centos 5.2+updates and one with rhel 5.2+updates.

Kind regards,

Rubin.

Vaclav Mocek wrote:
> 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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