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Re: [vox-tech] GL chunking problems
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Re: [vox-tech] GL chunking problems



On Wed, Apr 30, 2003 at 12:35:49PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> begin R. Douglas Barbieri <doug@dooglio.net> 
> > On Wed, Apr 30, 2003 at 12:03:31PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > > 
> > > if DRI is enabled and glxgears isn't giving you about 500-600 fps for
> > > root and non-root, then it's a library problem.  there are a few
> > > utilities you can use to help diagnose the problem, and they're
> > > mentioned in the HOWTO.
> > 
> > My problem is definitely falling in this category. The utilities you
> > mention in the FAQ--are you talking about section 5.1 "Getting
> > information about your X system?"
> 
> yah.  i'm in the middle working on my dissertation (you may or may not
> have noticed me AWOL for the past month or two), but i'll try to help as
> much as i'm able.   btw, i wrote the HOWTO.  there's also a linux
> gamers' FAQ which is very good at game-specific problems.  however, it
> might also have some relevent stuff for you.
> 
> can you give me the output of glxgears?
> 
> also, i'm running a 3dfx voodoo 5 on my dual celeron box, and everything
> works great.  you may want to try to identically "sync" your libraries
> to what i have (you're running testing, right?):
> 
> p@satan$ dpkg -l "*mesa*"
> pn  giram-gnome-me <none>         (no description available)
> pn  giram-mesa     <none>         (no description available)
> un  libglu1-mesa   <none>         (no description available)
> un  libglu1-mesa-d <none>         (no description available)
> un  libosmesa4     <none>         (no description available)
> un  libosmesa4-dev <none>         (no description available)
> un  mesa-common-de <none>         (no description available)
> un  mesa-dev       <none>         (no description available)
> un  mesa-glide2-de <none>         (no description available)
> ii  mesademos      3.4.2-1        Example programs for Mesa (and OpenGL in gen
> rn  mesag-dev      <none>         (no description available)
> pn  mesag-glide2-d <none>         (no description available)
> pn  mesag-widgets- <none>         (no description available)
> pn  mesag3         <none>         (no description available)
> pn  mesag3+ggi     <none>         (no description available)
> pn  mesag3+ggi-dev <none>         (no description available)
> un  mesag3-glide   <none>         (no description available)
> pn  mesag3-glide2  <none>         (no description available)
> pn  mesag3-widgets <none>         (no description available)
> ii  xlibmesa-dev   4.2.1-6        XFree86 Mesa development libraries pseudopac
> ii  xlibmesa-gl-de 4.2.1-6        Mesa 3D graphics library development files [
> ii  xlibmesa-glu-d 4.2.1-6        Mesa OpenGL utility library development file
> ii  xlibmesa3      4.2.1-6        XFree86 Mesa libraries pseudopackage
> pn  xlibmesa3-dbg  <none>         (no description available)
> ii  xlibmesa3-gl   4.2.1-6        Mesa 3D graphics library [XFree86]
> un  xlibmesa3-gl-d <none>         (no description available)
> ii  xlibmesa3-glu  4.2.1-6        Mesa OpenGL utility library [XFree86]
> un  xlibmesa3-glu- <none>         (no description available)
> ii  xlibosmesa-dev 4.2.1-6        Mesa off-screen rendering library developmen
> ii  xlibosmesa3    4.2.1-6        Mesa off-screen rendering library [XFree86]
> pn  xlibosmesa3-db <none>         (no description available)
> 
> 
> p@satan$ dpkg -l "*xlib*"
> pn  libxlib-ocaml  <none>         (no description available)
> pn  python-xlib    <none>         (no description available)
> un  python-xlib-do <none>         (no description available)
> un  python2.1-xlib <none>         (no description available)
> un  python2.2-xlib <none>         (no description available)
> un  texlib         <none>         (no description available)
> un  xlib           <none>         (no description available)
> ii  xlib6          3.3.6-44       shared libraries required by libc5 X clients
> pn  xlib6-altdev   <none>         (no description available)
> un  xlib6-static   <none>         (no description available)
> ii  xlib6g         4.2.1-3        pseudopackage providing X libraries
> ii  xlib6g-dev     4.2.1-3        pseudopackage providing X library developmen
> pn  xlib6g-static  <none>         (no description available)
> ii  xlibmesa-dev   4.2.1-6        XFree86 Mesa development libraries pseudopac
> ii  xlibmesa-gl-de 4.2.1-6        Mesa 3D graphics library development files [
> ii  xlibmesa-glu-d 4.2.1-6        Mesa OpenGL utility library development file
> ii  xlibmesa3      4.2.1-6        XFree86 Mesa libraries pseudopackage
> pn  xlibmesa3-dbg  <none>         (no description available)
> ii  xlibmesa3-gl   4.2.1-6        Mesa 3D graphics library [XFree86]
> un  xlibmesa3-gl-d <none>         (no description available)
> ii  xlibmesa3-glu  4.2.1-6        Mesa OpenGL utility library [XFree86]
> un  xlibmesa3-glu- <none>         (no description available)
> ii  xlibosmesa-dev 4.2.1-6        Mesa off-screen rendering library developmen
> ii  xlibosmesa3    4.2.1-6        Mesa off-screen rendering library [XFree86]
> pn  xlibosmesa3-db <none>         (no description available)
> ii  xlibs          4.2.1-6        X Window System client libraries
> pn  xlibs-dbg      <none>         (no description available)
> ii  xlibs-dev      4.2.1-6        X Window System client library development f
> ii  xlibs-pic      4.2.1-6        X Window System client extension library PIC
> 
> try this first, and if it still doesn't work, i'll think more about the
> problem tonight.  kay?

Looks like I got it working! I synced up my installed libraries and
removed the Mesa library (5.x) I had installed from source.

Thanks once again Pete! You're a life saver (okay, Half Life saver).

> 
> hth,
> pete
> 
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