[PD] GEM + eee, segmentation fault

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Tue Jul 1 15:49:51 CEST 2008

IOhannes m zmoelnig hat gesagt: // IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:

> potax flan wrote:
> > Running GEM on eee (1 gb) crashes Pd whenever i destroy a gemwin.
> > Terminal reports Segmentation fault. any tips? any flags that will make 
> > GEM behave better?
> read through the console output when creating/destroying the gemwindow 
> for hints (use "-stderr -verbose").
> try setting the environmental variable GEM_SINGLE_CONTEXT to "1" before 
> starting pd/Gem and tell us what happens.

The Eee PC has an Intel gfx chipset, so I suppose it's the
longstanding bug with Gem crashing Pd in the GL context switch (or
something like that). It happens with all open source Mesa drivers
like those for ati, intel or matrox cards. The only workaround I know:
Don't close the gemwin.

 Frank Barknecht                                     _ ______footils.org__

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