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

Brian Paul brian.paul at tungstengraphics.com
Sun Mar 18 10:00:01 PDT 2007

Pavel Troller wrote:
>> 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.
> Hi!
>   Bingo! It's there! I'm really stupid that I forgot to look there.
>   It's a single line but I think it's this:
> X: main/framebuffer.c:219: _mesa_free_framebuffer_data: Assertion `fb->RefCount == 0' failed.
> This is the case when it crashed after closing the window.

Any chance you can get a stack trace when this happens?


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