Go Back   nV News Forums > Linux Support Forums > NVIDIA Linux

Newegg Daily Deals

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-28-07, 06:04 PM   #1
damion
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 2
Default X-Server crash with 9746 and QuadroFX cards

We are in the process of upgrading our workstation graphics cards, but are having the X-server crash when taking screenshots. We are runing RHEL3v4. We want to upgrade all the workstations to QuadroFX 5500 cards with the 9746 driver. We can run our applications but we can't take screenhosts of our graphics windows that use the Overlay visuals. We don't see this problem with our current cards QuadroFX 1000 cards and the 7676 drivers.

The problem originally occured when we were using Gimp (xwd) on the graphics windows of our application. It would crash the X-server and take us back to the login screen. I have written an example application that also crashes the X-server to demonstrate the problem.

The problem appears to happen when XGetImage() is called on an Overlay visuals.

The example was compiled on our RHEL system using only X11 and GL. Simpily run the program and a cube will appear with rotation angles printed in the overlay plane. The angles can be incremented by pressing mouse buttons. However, any key press will call XGetImage() on the overlay plane and crash the X-server.
Attached Files
File Type: zip crash.zip (3.9 KB, 110 views)
damion is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-07, 06:07 PM   #2
netllama
NVIDIA Corporation
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 8,763
Default Re: X-Server crash with 9746 and QuadroFX cards

RHEL-3.4 is rather old, and has alot of known bugs which can trigger instability such as you're reporting. If this problem persists with RHEL-3.8, please generate and attach an nvidia-bug-report.log.

Thanks,
Lonni
netllama is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-07, 05:42 PM   #3
damion
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 2
Default Re: X-Server crash with 9746 and QuadroFX cards

Thanks for the input. I'll try to get the bug report log generated if I can. Also, I made a mistake we are using RHEL 3.6, but I'll still look into gettting 3.8.
damion is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:59 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 1998 - 2014, nV News.