Failed to start xgl
rjw57 at hermes.cam.ac.uk
Mon Jan 9 06:02:15 PST 2006
Hanno Böck wrote:
> I tried to install xgl on Gentoo based on glitz/mesa/kdrive-cvs.
> I'm using fglrx-driver on a Radeon 9200.
> When trying to start Xgl :1 -ac, I get this error:
> X Error of failed request: BadLength (poly request too large or internal Xlib
> length error)
> Major opcode of failed request: 144 (GLX)
> Minor opcode of failed request: 1 (X_GLXRender)
> Serial number of failed request: 91
> Current serial number in output stream: 92
> I have not patched mesa-cvs with davidr's patches, because current cvs fails
> to compile with them (already said this in another thread), so this might be
> the reason.
I get this if it tries to use the Mesa libGL.so with the nVidia
proprietry drivers. Try
$ LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libGL.so Xgl :1 -ac
(or wherever your distro installs libGL.so).
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