video playback problems with xgl

Matthias Hopf mhopf at
Wed Apr 12 03:06:25 PDT 2006

On Apr 08, 06 23:08:12 +0200, sinee kac wrote:
> I have a nvidia 6600 go graphics card, with the newest drivers (
> x86-1.0-8756 ), running fedora core 5. I managed to compile the xserver with
> xgl support, compiz and everything else to make it run.
> I run the xgl server with the LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/ /opt/Xgl/bin/Xgl
> :1 -ac -accel glx:pbuffer -accel xv command (a friend of mine links the
> LD_PRELOAD to /usr/lib/nvidia/ but he also has the same problem) and
> compiz with DISPLAY=:1 /opt/Xgl/bin/compiz gconf.

Why the LD_PRELOAD? Xgl should work fine w/o, actually this can make
things worse, as libGL is loaded dynamically AFAIR.

> Everything runs fine, except that any video playback other than x11 crashes
> the xgl server. On the kororaa xgl live cd, video worked just fine.

Does glxgears work?


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