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Old 04-29-06, 08:24 AM   #1
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Default 64-bit 8756 drivers w/ 6150, Xorg 7 but no desktop OpenGL apps?

Have any of you guys w/ 6150 boards gotten desktop OpenGL apps to work w/ Xorg 7 and the latest 8756 drivers? I'm running a resolution of 1280x1024x24 according to xpyinfo:
screen #0:
dimensions: 1280x1024 pixels (392x292 millimeters)
resolution: 83x89 dots per inch
depths (7): 24, 1, 4, 8, 15, 16, 32
root window id: 0x64
depth of root window: 24 planes

but when I try running foobillard, I get this error:
Video mode set failed: Couldn't find matching GLX visual

and when I try running amoeba, it only shows me a color depth available of 1 and running it causes X to restart

Both of these apps were installed via apt-get and 64-bit versions were run.

glxgears complains as well:
Error: couldn't get an RGB, Double-buffered visual

Tremulous (a Q3A engine game) runs fine, but it runs fullscreen and is a 32-bit app.

In the BIOS, I gave the 6150 64MB of shared memory for video memory.
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Old 04-29-06, 09:11 AM   #2
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Default Re: 64-bit 8756 drivers w/ 6150, Xorg 7 but no desktop OpenGL apps?

update: reinstalled the nvidia drivers and now all is well. I thought we only had to reinstall the drivers when installing new kernels...I've only done dist-upgrades...
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Old 05-01-06, 02:28 PM   #3
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Default Re: 64-bit 8756 drivers w/ 6150, Xorg 7 but no desktop OpenGL apps?

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I thought we only had to reinstall the drivers when installing new kernels...
Installing a new version of X can overwrite libglx.so with the Mesa version. Reinstalling the drivers will restore the NVIDIA libglx.so. glxinfo will tell you which server glx implementation is being used, as will Xorg.0.log.
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Old 05-01-06, 03:54 PM   #4
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Thanks, Aaron. That explains it. There have been a lot of Xorg 7.0 changes lately and I've been dist-upgrading to try to keep up :-)
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