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Re: pkg/46919: xscreensaver freezes with GL visual
The following reply was made to PR pkg/46919; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-pbugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/46919: xscreensaver freezes with GL visual
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2012 05:40:07 +0000
On Thu, Sep 06, 2012 at 09:05:01PM +0000, diro%nixsyspaus.org@localhost wrote:
> This has been happening since NetBSD 6.0 BETA 1 (or possibly
> earlier; i can't remember) and pkgsrc-2011Q4 i believe. I thought
> it was one of those freak bugs that would just be fixed quickly,
> but with packages built from pkgsrc-2012Q2 (including
> modular-xorg-server), it is still present. Basically, any
> screensaver that has the visual set to GL will freeze after running
> for a short time (less than a minute). This doesn't seem to happen
> with any other visual. >How-To-Repeat: Set Visual to GL in
> xscreensaver-demo or by editing whatever program's line in
> .xscreensaver. Run it for a few seconds and experience the freeze.
> >Fix: I have no idea. There aren't any useful messages in Xorg.log
> nor in xdm.log.
What kind of video card, and do you have its drm driver enabled in the
kernel? (and if so, is it attaching?)
David A. Holland
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