xf86-video-intel-1.99.92: server terminates after OpenGL usage

Michel Dänzer michel at tungstengraphics.com
Sun Mar 18 03:58:01 PDT 2007

On Sun, 2007-03-18 at 08:07 +0100, Pavel Troller wrote:
> Hi!
>   I have another strangeness with the new intel driver:
>   There are apps, which use OpenGL, causing the server to terminate. Sometimes
> it terminates when an OpenGL window is appearing, sometimes when it's closing.
> I don't say "crash" because I didn't find any crash dump/report anywhere. It
> just cleanly blanks the screen and then a new login window appears. I didn't
> find anything suspicious in the server log, however I'm attaching it for the
> expert's eye (it's Xorg.0.log.old copied just after the crash).
>   Simple apps like glxgears never do this; you need a more complex application:
>   - OpenGL amarok visualization plugin
>   - OpenGL screensaver (it's enough to test it in the KDE control center)
>   - OpenGL game.
>   Of course all this happily worked with the old driver.
>   Any hints, how to debug this problem ?

There could be something in the X server's stderr output. If you're
using a display manager, this may be captured in the display manager's
log file.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |          http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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