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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 <>
Subject: Re: pkg/46919: xscreensaver freezes with GL visual
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2012 17:19:20 +0000

 On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 02:30:04PM +0000, wrote:
  >  >  I guess the other obvious question is: does it crash with all GL
  >  >  visuals or only in the screensaver?
  > No, i can/could run ZSNES, NEStopia, and friends that use
  > OpenGL. I just locked it up again by running BouncingCows from the
  > Preview mode in xscreensaver-demo. I had mouse, but no keyboard, so
  > i couldn't ALT-TAB into a terminal and kill it. Previously, i ran
  > the same screensaver with TrueColor as the visual and it didn't
  > lock up. The strange thing is that the system seems otherwise
  > active. If i have a pkgsrc build running, it continues; it's just
  > that the screen is frozen.
 Hmm. So it's not actually killing the system, just breaking the
 Sounds like a drm-level issue; but I have no idea where to look :(
 David A. Holland

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