[vbox-dev] OpenGL useless

mikhail sennikovsky mikhail.sennikovsky at oracle.com
Thu Apr 11 23:49:16 PDT 2013


Hi Perry,

Could you post me a VM log please?

Mikhail

On 12.04.2013 2:52, Perry Halbert wrote:
>
> Host = Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 guest = any late model Debian type guest 
> that uses Gnome3 and the DTM does not matter.
>
>
> After years of building from SVN I have finally come to a place that I 
> can not deal with.
>
>
> I have tried building from SVN on just about every debian distro I can 
> find and it just does not work properly. I see no build errors (well 
> other than the ones I always see) but I must be missing something. If 
> you turn off 3D acceleration in the guest settings you can actually 
> use the guest, but at a cost of a 30+% hit to the processor due to 
> LLVM (software rendering).
>
>
> Turn it on and the second you try anything that uses OpenGL the guest 
> freezes at 100% cpu. Sometimes you can (host+backspace) and get to a 
> white screen but you still need to kill the guest to recover.
>
>
> Now looking at the log I see the following line spamming the log 3 to 
> 4 times a second, until you kill the guest.
>
>
> OpenGL Warning: glXMakeCurrent(0x7fe58c099230, 0x5000008, 
> 0x7fe58e6d9828) failed! (winId 3, ctxId 2)
>
>
> This all started for me a little more than a month ago with a CD 
> insert issue that I finally tracked down to 3D acceleration. Since 
> then it has been getting worse to a point that the builds are useless. 
> I was told that you could not replicate this so I figured it had to be 
> due to the release I was using to compile with and built another 
> Debian 6 box to build on but it is exactly the same with that. I have 
> also looked at the code to see if you are using a new package but I 
> can't seem to find it.
>
>
> So I guess I have to claim stupidity and ask if you can point me to a 
> sane place to go to fix this? Or is there something I need to do 
> beside shot this thing and move on.
>
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