[Sidefx-houdini-list] RE: Side Effects software crashes X windows on SUSE 10.1
calin at sidefx.com
Thu Jul 6 09:26:14 EDT 2006
Well I think in SUSE 10.2 the X server is based on the new XGL so even if
you don't enable 3d Effects you still run the XGL core in 2d.
I tried on my laptop which has a ATI FIRE GL 5200 card so I can't tell
anything about NVIDIA.
> On Wednesday 05 July 2006 18:47, Doug Struthers wrote:
>> We've installed openSUSE 10.1 on 3 machines, along with the Houdini
>> 8.1.613. With one exception, all of the other computers we have are
>> 8.0.xxx, but I don't believe this to be related to the problem because
>> other 8.1.613 machine that we are using (running Ubuntu 5.10) is
>> stable. On the affected computers, mantra works fine, and renders
>> without a
>> problem; however, any Side Effects software that runs in a window causes
>> GNOME and X windows to crash to command line whenever a dialog box is
>> opened and then closed.
> Odd one. We've run every SUSE from 9.1 to 10.0 without anything like
> but haven't made the jump to 10.1 yet, thought we'd hold off for the
> point release. What video card and driver are you using? That's probably
> the most relevant information. Getting the entire desktop to crash is
> serious, and points directly to the graphics driver(regardless of the fact
> that SESI software may be triggering it).
> It's reasonably safe to say that whatever's happening on Windows isn't
> particularly related, unless it's something fundamentally busted in the
> graphics drivers that's been carried across the platforms - pretty rare.
> aren't using ATI, are you?
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