[vbox-dev] 3d pass-through and gnome-shell ?

Michael Thayer michael.thayer at oracle.com
Sat Jul 1 19:53:30 UTC 2017

Hello Hans,

27.06.2017 20:46, Hans de Goede wrote:
> On 06/27/2017 05:50 PM, Michael Thayer wrote:
>> 27.06.2017 15:17, Hans de Goede wrote:
[Discussion of 3D problems with Fedora 25 and 26 guests.]
>>> Back to 3d passthrough any idea why F26 is showing a black screen ?
>> [...]
>> Actually I do - it is because of our X11-only EGL library, which
>> gnome-shell doesn't like.  When I disable that both Wayland
>> (unaccelerated) and X11 (accelerated) sessions work.  The EGL library is
>> not doing much good anyway - I added it when Qt went EGL-only, but as
>> soon as I had added it they went back to GLX.  I don't think anyone will
>> miss it.
> Thank you for the insight I will give things a try with the EGL lib
> removed.

See r67736[1].

[1] https://www.virtualbox.org/changeset/67736/vbox

>> Will try to get those fixes committed tomorrow so that I can get back to
>> vboxvideo, updating from your v4 and looking at adding atomic.
> Great, thank you for looking into atomic!

I have a couple of other things I need to look at first.  Hopefully
later in the week.  By the way, are you likely to be at XDC?

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