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  • #31
    BadAlloc Error

    I'm not sure what's suppose to work right now but on trying to run compiz or beryl, I get the following BadAlloc error:

    atippett@actlap:~$ compiz --replace
    X Error of failed request: BadAlloc (insufficient resources for operation)
    Major opcode of failed request: 143 (GLX)
    Minor opcode of failed request: 3 (X_GLXCreateContext)
    Serial number of failed request: 16
    Current serial number in output stream: 17
    /usr/bin/compiz.real: No GLXFBConfig for default depth, this isn't going to work.
    /usr/bin/compiz.real: Failed to manage screen: 0
    /usr/bin/compiz.real: No manageable screens found on display :0.0


    • #32
      there's no 3d support yet. there's even little 2d acceleration yet.

      don't try anything involving 3d yet.

      well, it might work if you use mesa for 3d, but i can't guarantee it.


      • #33
        Well, I fetched, compiled libpciaccess, avivo...
        It works! Well, sort of. The refresh rate is set by default to 58 Hz no matter what I can think of doing in xorg.conf, and causes a very jittery screen. Using the KDE option panel, changing the refresh rate to 75 Hz fixes the problem. There's also a light blue box right in the middle of the screen; it's 64 pixels by 64 pixels. It's semi-transparent, I can see the stuff behind it, but not very much. I'd say about 70% opaque.
        Oh, and my resolution is 1280x1024.
        Anybody have any idea as to what's causing the blue box? (And the vertical refresh, too )

        EDIT: Switching from 2.6.22-ck1 to 2.6.22-gentoo-r5 (and having tons of troubles with 2.6.22-suspend2-r1 in between ) fixes the blue box. Weird. Still, I need to manually set the refresh rate. Does anybody know how to force this in xorg.conf?
        Last edited by goffrie; 24 August 2007, 08:48 AM.