[PD] gem crash using fglrx driver in ubuntu

tommaso bianco tommaso.bianco at gmail.com
Wed May 7 10:51:01 CEST 2008

Me too, I'm not able to play with Gem under Fedora 8 with fglrx driver.
I'll give more info about this problem.

***** Here's my Fedora and graphic driver versions:
Linux localhost.localdomain #1 SMP Sat Mar 29 09:54:46 
EDT 2008 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
display: :0.0  screen: 0
OpenGL vendor string: ATI Technologies Inc.
OpenGL renderer string: ATI MOBILITY RADEON X700
OpenGL version string: 2.1.7412 Release

***** Here's the Gem lib (cvs compiled) loaded by Pd:
GEM: Graphics Environment for Multimedia
GEM: ver: 0.91-cvs
GEM: compiled: May  7 2008
GEM: maintained by IOhannes m zmoelnig
GEM: Authors :    Mark Danks (original version)
GEM:        Chris Clepper
GEM:        James Tittle
GEM:        IOhannes m zmoelnig
GEM: with help by Guenter Geiger, Daniel Heckenberg, Cyrille Henry, et al.
GEM: found a bug? miss a feature? please report it:
GEM:     homepage http://gem.iem.at/
GEM:     bug-tracker http://sourceforge.net/projects/pd-gem/
GEM:     mailing-list http://lists.puredata.info/listinfo/gem-dev/
GEM: compiled for SIMD architecture: MMX
GEM: using MMX optimization

***** Here's the dmesg output concerning the X server crash
[fglrx] PCIe has already been initialized. Reinitializing ...
[fglrx] Reserve Block - 0 offset =  0X7ffb000 length = 0X5000
[fglrx] Reserve Block - 1 offset =  0X0 length = 0X40000
[fglrx] Reserve Block - 2 offset =  0X7fbb000 length = 0X40000
[fglrx] interrupt source 20008000 successfully enabled
[fglrx] enable ID = 0x00000004
[fglrx] Receive enable interrupt message with irqEnableMask: 20008000
[fglrx] interrupt source 10000000 successfully enabled
[fglrx] enable ID = 0x00000005
[fglrx] Receive enable interrupt message with irqEnableMask: 10000000

Hope this helps :-)

IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
> Tim wrote:
>> I have this problem too. I don't think it will be as simple as
>> tweaking any config files though. Perhaps the eventual arrival of DRI2
>> will improve things. I don't know too much about the fglrx situation
>> either, other than what I've read at the Phoronix forums. Perhaps help
>> can be found there.
>> This issue came after the Hardy upgrade though, right? weird. I may
>> try compiling against opengl 1.5, as I did in gutsy.
> does the problem still persist in recent Gem builds?
> (with recent i mean *post* 2008-05-05)
> i would be interested to hear how things perform with my recent hacks.
> additionally it would also be good to hear from linuxers using intel-gfx 
> cards whether these changes have improved anything on their side.
> fgamsdr
> IOhannes
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