[Mesa-dev] Mesa 11.2.2 problems with Intel i965 graphics on Arch Linux

Vanja vanja_z at yahoo.com
Thu May 19 04:45:59 UTC 2016

Thank you very much for this helpful advice Kenneth. Using the verbose output I can see that the problem was caused by a mismatch in the C library used by the program and by my system. The problem arose because the newer mesa package was built with a newer version of gcc.
Thanks again,

> On 15 May 2016, at 3:06 AM, Kenneth Graunke <kenneth at whitecape.org> wrote:
>> On Saturday, May 14, 2016 8:55:12 AM PDT Vanja Z wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm sorry if this is the wrong place to post this. Upgrading from mesa
> 11.2.1 to 11.2.2 on Arch Linux results in several programs not working. I am 
> getting the following errors when launching Paraview for example,
>> libGL error: unable to load driver: i965_dri.so
>> libGL error: driver pointer missing
>> libGL error: failed to load driver: i965
>> libGL error: unable to load driver: swrast_dri.so
>> libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast
>> Both files exist on my system,
>> /usr/lib/xorg/modules/dri/i965_dri.so
>> /usr/lib/xorg/modules/dri/swrast_dri.so
>> I am not sure if this is a problem with mesa, or with the Arch package or
> with my X configuration. I've tried asking on the Arch forums to no avail.
>> Best regards,
>> Vanja
> This is likely an issue with your installation.
> Setting LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose when running the application would give
> you more information.
> If some programs are working and not others, it could be a multilib
> issue - maybe your lib32-mesa packages are messed up?
> --Ken
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