Re: OpenGL on Solaris question.


>Date: Thu, 5 Nov 1998 20:06:57 -0800 (PST)
>From: Eugene Teh <teh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: visad-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: OpenGL on Solaris question.

In the above message, you wrote:

> OpenGL was installed on a remote Solaris machine
> And when I ran VisAD, I got this..
> Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display "lolita:0.0".
> Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display "lolita:0.0".
> Error Canvas3D_createContext: couldn't create context.
> SIGSEGV   11*  segmentation violation
>     si_signo [11]: SIGSEGV   11*  segmentation violation
>     si_errno [0]: Error 0
>     si_code [1]: SEGV_MAPERR [addr: 0x0

Just because OpenGL is installed on a system doesn't mean that the
X-server on that system uses OpenGL.

Try using the xdpyinfo(1) utility to discover the capabilities of the
X-server.  See if "GLX" is in the list.

Steve Emmerson   <>

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