[SDL] SDL thread.

Daniel daniel_v at bigpond.com
Sat Apr 15 01:55:00 PDT 2000


Yup - the same here. I would guess it's that stupid glx module from
nvidia that sux. 

Is there anything I can do to help debugging?

/Thomas

Kenton Varda wrote:
> 
> OK, a little more info:
> 
> I narrowed it down to the buffer swapping routine.  The crash occurs
> there.  My guess is that nVidia's drivers do not like the whole
> dual-display thing.  Unfortunately, it does not appear as if that can be
> easily changed...
> 
> BTW, I am using v1.1.2 now, and the same thing also happenned with v1.1.1.
> 
> -Kenton Varda
> 
> Kenton Varda wrote:
> 
> > I have an nVidia GeForce 256 (Guillemont 3D Prophet DDR-DVI).  I am
> > trying to use it with SDL GL.  All of the OpenGL test programs lock up X
> > to the point that I have to reboot.  This is under RedHat 6.1 with the
> > GeForce drivers from nVidia.  At least one frame is always drawn before
> > the lock occurs.  Sometimes, it stays up for a few seconds.
> >
> > I highly doubt that this is SDL's fault.  It is probably just the fact
> > that nVidia's current Linux support sucks.  :)  However, non-SDL
> > programs do not have this problem.  I am just curious to know if anyone
> > has any ideas.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > -Kenton Varda



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