Opera and EXA: ``X Shared memory extension is not available''

Michel Dänzer michel at tungstengraphics.com
Sat Jun 21 15:29:20 PDT 2008

On Sat, 2008-06-21 at 20:25 +0200, Juliusz Chroboczek wrote:
> Hi,
> I've recently switched to Opera 9.5 on Linux, and on both x86 and
> AMD64, Opera complains with:
>   opera: X Shared memory extension is not available. ZPixmap not supported
> Xdpyinfo does show MIT-SHM fine, and xdpyinfo -ext MIT-SHM says
>   MIT-SHM version 1.1 opcode: 146, base event: 78, base error: 166
>     shared pixmaps: no
> which I gather is okay.
> Is there anything wrong with EXA and MIT-SHM?  Or is that an Opera issue?

The latter, if it's an issue at all - did you notice any problem other
than the message?

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

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