Linux Croquet segfault with new gfx card
bert at isg.cs.uni-magdeburg.de
Sat Aug 2 09:25:54 UTC 2003
Sounds like the same problem others have been experiencing, even with
older boards. Another driver helped, sometimes. It would be great if
this new driver now indeed solves this issue for good.
Maybe you could add a little blurp to
And could you verify the info there is up-to-date?
Joshua 'Schwa' Gargus wrote:
> This happened even in a TeaTestMorph in a 364 image; the only things there
> are a mirror, the floor, and a particle system. It crashes drawing a frame.
> However, it could have been a driver bug, because I installed the 4496
> drivers and it works great now. If you're still interested in
> tracking it down, I can reinstall the old drivers, but my personal
> itch has been scratched.
> BTW, anyone who wants to get the .tar.gz out of the .rpm files without
> installing the package, use:
> rpm2cpio NVIDIA-whatever.rpm | cpio -i
> If you want to run the drivers with a 2.5/2.6 linux kernel, a patch is
> available at:
> On Sat, Aug 02, 2003 at 01:32:28AM -0400, David A. Smith wrote:
>>Is this with the default models? Any idea what was on the screen at the
>>time? Croquet is pretty good about culling, so if you don't see it, it
>>probably isn't rendering.
>>At 01:03 AM 8/2/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>>>I just treated myself to a Geforce FX 5600, and was dismayed to
>>>find that Croquet segfaults when trying to render t-meshes. The
>>>segfault doesn't happen immediately; many frames may be rendered
>>>successfully before it crashes. No Squeak3D.log is left behind
>>>after such a crash.
>>>I'm using NVIDIA's 4363 drivers (haven't updated to the newest
>>>ones yet; they stopped distributing in .tar.gz form) on a 2.5.75
>>>kernel. The same driver worked fine with Croquet and my previous
>>>card, a Geforce 2 MX200.
>>>Squeak it the only app that I can find that exhibits a problem.
>>>I can run the OpenGL screensavers, all of the demo from
>>>NVIDIA's SDK, Tux Racer, and Quake2 just fine.
>>>The following is what is spit out on my command line. I'll try
>>>to look into it further, but thought I might save myself some
>>>time if any other Linux Croqueteers have encountered this.
>>>1105391036  in TFrame>renderFrame:
>>>1105378724  in Morph>fullDrawOn:
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