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Date:      Sat, 12 Dec 2015 11:09:13 -0553.75
From:      "William A. Mahaffey III" <wam@hiwaay.net>
Cc:        FreeBSD X11 mailing list <freebsd-x11@freebsd.org>, FreeBSD Questions !!!! <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: problems running OpenGL code
Message-ID:  <566C536F.8080507@hiwaay.net>
In-Reply-To: <566C51CB.8040604@hiwaay.net>
References:  <566C3DAD.8090809@hiwaay.net> <20151212173509.fba928df.freebsd@edvax.de> <566C51CB.8040604@hiwaay.net>

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On 12/12/15 11:01, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> On 12/12/15 10:41, Polytropon wrote:
>> On Sat, 12 Dec 2015 09:36:23 -0553.75, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
>>>
>>> I have an inhouse OpenGL code named PreBFCGL.TEST which I am trying to
>>> run. I get the following when I tried about 5 min. ago:
>>>
>>>
>>> [wam@kabini1, ~, 9:30:21am] 936 % PreBFCGL.TEST
>>> Segmentation fault (core dumped)
>>> [wam@kabini1, ~, 9:30:38am] 937 % cat BFC.LOG
>>> [...]
>>> Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0".
>>> Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0".
>>> Error: No RGB visual with depth buffer
>>>
>>>           Done, Bailing out ....
>>>    Saving Model Command File to Model_0.in .... done.
>> It seems to be an X error - the GL extension (GLX) is not
>> loaded. If you're running X with xorg.conf, make sure
>>
>>     Section "Module"
>>         [...]
>>             Load            "glx"
>>         [...]
>>     EndSection
>
> Check.
>
>>
>> is being defined. For OpenGL, other things like direct
>> rendering (DRI, DRM) might be needed. You can always
>> check this with tools like glxinfo, xdriinfo, glxgears,
>> or other programs that make use of OpenGL (for example,
>> "xlock -mode fire" or "xlock -mode lament").
>>
>> The top of "glxinfo" output should look like this:
>>
>>     name of display: :0.0
>>     display: :0  screen: 0
>>     direct rendering: Yes
>>     server glx vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
>>     server glx version string: 1.4
>>     server glx extensions:
>>     [...]
>>     client glx vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
>>     client glx version string: 1.4
>>     client glx extensions:
>>     [...]
>>     GLX version: 1.4
>
> Hmmmm:
>
> [root@kabini1, /etc, 10:56:18am] 767 % glxinfo
> glxinfo: Command not found.
> [root@kabini1, /etc, 10:56:19am] 768 % uname -a
> FreeBSD kabini1.local 9.3-RELEASE-p24 FreeBSD 9.3-RELEASE-p24 #0: Sat 
> Aug 22 01:54:44 UTC 2015 
> root@amd64-builder.daemonology.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64
> [root@kabini1, /etc, 10:56:29am] 769 %
>
>>
>> Of course your graphics hardware should be reflected accordingly. :-)
>>
>> For this to work, I had to put
>>
>>     drm_load="YES"
>>     nvidia_load="YES"
>
> Hmmmm .... OK, just did  that. Do have them installed:
>
> [root@kabini1, /etc, 10:56:29am] 769 % grep -i drm LIST.installed.txt
> drm-kmod-9.280208              FreeBSD 9.3 Kernel DRM driver
> libdrm-2.4.60,1                Userspace interface to kernel Direct 
> Rendering Module services
> [root@kabini1, /etc, 10:57:09am] 770 % grep -i nvidia LIST.installed.txt
> nvidia-driver-340-340.93       NVidia graphics card binary drivers for 
> hardware OpenGL rendering
> [root@kabini1, /etc, 10:57:16am] 771 %
>
> I just 'kldload'-ed drm & nvidia, I'll try again momentarily ....
>
>>
>> in /boot/loader.conf - in your case, something similar will probably
>> be needed. ALso make sure to install relevant libraries as needed
>> (libGL, libGLU, libdrm, Mesa, ...).
>
> Check.
>
>>
>>
>>
>>> Am I hosed until 3D OpenGL works for AMD jaguars ? If so, how is
>>> progress on that front ? These are fairly common APUs, widely used in
>>> laptops, some low-end desktops & some tablets, it would be sweet to get
>>> this going :-) ....
>> As far as I know, this special kind of "graphics card" isn't that
>> easy to use. It starts with the proper driver. Which one are you
>> currently using?
>
> Uuuuuuuuuhhhh .... Not sure. VESA, I think, how do I check ?
>
>

It is indeed VESA. I just kldload-ed drm & nvidia & still nogo, same 
error ....

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	William A. Mahaffey III

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