From: John Tobin <ogre@si...> - 2001-03-03 06:21:17
> Message: 1
> Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2001 09:33:26 -0600
> To: dri-users@...
> From: "Scott Tobermann, DVM" <sto865@...>
> Subject: [Dri-users] Screwed after power failure
> I had a working PIII650 / G200 / 2.4.0 kernel / 4.0.2 (compiled from CVS)
> machine. glxinfo indicated 3D hardware acceleration and 3D games were
> working at playable speeds. The power went out and the machine rebooted
> into the old 2.2.16 kernel. I started X and tried to play a game only to
> realize my mistake. I rebooted into the 2.4.0 kernel. When I execute startx
> everything seems to work and the X log file looks the same as before the
> power outage but running glxinfo gives the following:
> X Error of failed request: 48
> Major opcode of failed request: 192 ()
> Minor opcode of failed request: 0
> Serial number of failed request: 53249
> Current serial number in output stream: 21
> None of the 3D games work anymore either. They give the same error messages
> as glxinfo. Does anyone have any ideas or know where to look for an
> explanation of this error? Did the old kernel mess up the X server? Is the
> hardware damaged?
Probably what happened is that the power outage caused a file to become corrupted that is needed for OpenGL. I suggest reinstalling the Xserver to see if that clears up the problem.
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