[PD-dev] Re: [PD] Gem(lastest cvs) + video + linux

IOhannes zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.kug.ac.at
Mon Jan 13 16:24:13 CET 2003

Marco Scoffier wrote:
> GEM: IOhannes m zmoelnig
> GEM: ver: 0.87+cvs
> GEM: compiled: Jan 13 2003
> pix_film:: quicktime4linux support
> pix_film:: libmpeg3 support
> error: GEM: Unable to create single buffer window
> error: GEM: Error creating const context
> error: GEM: A serious error occured creating const Context
> error: GEM: Do not continue!
i get this error on my laptop too.
mainly it is a driver-thing, that single-buffering is not available.
Normally, you might not mind.

> I can play the examples, but it is slow, and eventually leads to a seg 
> fault.
> I have direct rendering on my ati radeon card, perhaps there is 
> something I have configured wrong.  I am about to upgrade the system to 
> XFree86 4.2

well, consumer-ATI might not be the very best choice for hw-acceleration 
(unless you have a fireGL of course...)


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