pix at test.at
pix at test.at
Thu Mar 22 00:11:56 CET 2001
Hey, I 'fixed' this problem (for me at least) by upgrading my NVidia
driver. It also seems to have fixed another bug I was experiencing in
which closing a patch that still had an open data subpatch would kill PD.
If anyone is interested I'm running Debian unstable, with XFree86 4.0.2-1,
the NVidia drivers 0.9-769 (Riva TNT2 card), PD 0.32p1
(Miller's version) and GEM 0.84 (Guenter's linux version). Oh, and kernel
Previously I was running the 0.9-5 NVidia drivers, and that seemed to be
causing both problems (which makes some sense since they were both
So, the code is in the clear! :)
Maybe now I can look into doing something interesting with GEM. Did anyone
come up with any cluey ideas for getting performable video output from a
On Sat, 17 Mar 2001, Miller Puckette wrote:
> I get lots of segfaults closing Gem windows too. For he moment I
> ignore them although someday if nobody else does it I'll track them down...
> I agree we need someday to merge distributions and get them so they won't
> go out of sync... I can't yet get a version of Pd together that can
> run under both RH 6.2 and RH 7.0!
> On Sun, Mar 18, 2001 at 11:24:50AM +1030, pix at test.at wrote:
> > Suddenly I'm curious if everyone experiences this, or just me:
> > Whenever I destroy a Gem window, PD segfaults. I'm using Miller's PD 0.32
> > patch 1, and Guenters GEM 0.84 (it happened with 0.83 also). Perahps I
> > should be using Guenters PD with Guenters GEM?
> > (It would be really nice if all of these disparate distributions got
> > merged into one another, with suitably intelligent "configure" scripts or
> > something - eg the two PDs and the two GEMs)
> > The (somewhat useless) output from gdb:
> > GEM: Mark Danks
> > GEM: ver: 0.84
> > GEM: compiled: Mar 17 2001
> > GEM: Only using 8 color bits
> > GEM: window created
> > GEM: Start rendering
> > GEM: Stop rendering
> > (no debugging symbols found)...
> > Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
> > 0x400cb731 in free () from /lib/libc.so.6
> > I am using the NVidia accelerated drivers under X4.0.2, so I'm willing to
> > blame them :)
> > pix.
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