intel 965GM 3D problems

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at
Fri Nov 2 08:03:21 PDT 2007

nscerque at wrote:
> Hello
> I have a intel 965GM graphic card. I have made a fresh install of ubuntu 
> gutsy (7.10) and I don't have compiz working and I have a strange 
> behavior running 3D applications.
> I known that I can activate compiz installing XGL, but then the 3D 
> applications just crash and I don't have direct rendering.

Known bug in XGL as of 1 month ago, fixed in the current git.

But you should really use AIGLX, not XGL, and you don't have to install anything 
except compiz to do that.

As for the freeze, I can't help. Maybe the failure is specific to 16-bit color.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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