maybe I should have looked in the archive more carefully...
Yes, this is a nvidia quadro system, and yes, it's the 7174 drivers.
I have downloaded the 0.99beta01 version, and it seems to be stable in
the first few tests I've done.
Stefano Trapani wrote:
> Do you have nvidia drivers?
> If so, may be you came across the same problem I have:
> I have installed the latest version of Mandriva Linux on a AMD
> Athlon(tm) MP 2400+ PC with
> a Quadro4 900 XGL graphich card and the NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-7174 driver
> When I run pymol and load a pdb file, the program crashes with the
> following message:
> CmdLoad: "GLGA/sup_models/pdb1rzu.ent" loaded as "pdb1rzu".
> *** glibc detected *** double free or corruption (!prev): 0x08a76ba0 ***
> /usr/local/pymol-0.98-precompiled/pymol.com: line 14: 16877
> Aborted (core dumped) $PYMOL_PATH/pymol.exe $*
> However, if I set auto_show_lines=off and auto_show_nonbonded=off
> BEFORE loading the molecule, the program loads the PDB file without
> crashing (and without showing any graphical object, of course). Then,
> I can use the "show" command/button for any type of representation
> (ribbons, nonbonded, sticks, ...) EXCEPT the "lines" representation,
> which causes a program crash.
> This happens with both distributed binary and self compiled PyMol
> versions. I have tried version 0.97 and 0.98 with the same results.
> Then, browsing the internet, I came across the following message from
> and I decided to try the 0_99beta01 version
> which seems to solve my problem for the moment.
> gerwald jogl wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> Just wanted to send in a description of the following situation:
>> I was using pymol 0.98 precompiled on FC3 today and did an automatic
>> update during the day (therefore, sorry but I don't know which
>> packages where upgraded :-(
>> Afterwards, pymol would start up, but core dump immediately after
>> loading a pdb file.
>> The same is happening with the 0.97 precompiled version and with my
>> own compile of the 0.98 source code.
>> This is what I get:
>> /xsoft/pymol-0.97precompiled/pymol.com: line 14: 19692 Segmentation
>> fault (core dumped) $PYMOL_PATH/pymol.exe $*
>> or my compile:
>> /xsoft/pymol-0.98/pymol.com: line 2: 19785 Segmentation fault
>> (core dumped) /usr/bin/python
>> /usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/pymol/__init__.py $*
>> Any comments on this would be greatly appreciated...
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