[Chimera-users] xfowarding not working in new chimera
gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Tue Apr 13 13:49:32 PDT 2010
Should have said "installing the NVidia libGL.so".
On 04/13/2010 01:47 PM, Greg Couch wrote:
> You are correct to suspect a Mesa library problem. We have worked
> around the remote display problems before by installing the NVidia
> (and dependencies) on the remote computer. If you don't want to
> override the system version of libGL.so, then put it in a different
> directory and set the LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable to that
> directory before running chimera.
> If you want to try an isolate the part of OpenGL that is causing the
> problem, start chimera with the --debug-opengl command line option and
> press the Disable All button to disable many OpenGL features, and then
> Start Chimera. If opening a PDB file works, then you can experiment
> turning OpenGL features back on until chimera fails again. You can
> speed up the search if you're familiar with OpenGL and start chimera
> with the --debug command line option -- in that case, it should
> reliably fail in the same place and the error message should indicate
> the part of OpenGL that is causing problems.
> As for running chimera on NX client, I didn't see any mention of
> OpenGL support on the NX Server feature page, so you're probably out
> of luck. If you want to display remotely on a Windows computer, you
> can install a X server that supports OpenGL, like Xming or Exceed 3D.
> - Greg
> On 04/09/2010 05:42 PM, Kenneth Frankel wrote:
>> My older version of chimera x forwards with no problem;
>> from the about ucsf chimera window
>> its beta version 1 build 2064 2004/12/15 for linux2
>> We have upgraded the 32 and 64 bit version which run fine locally.
>> but when we run from another computer with ssh either
>> -X, -Y, -XY , -o ForwardX11=yes frankel at graphics1
>> we always get a crashe after trying to do something (e.g fetch a pdb)
>> with the same genral error message
>> frankel at graphics1:/home/frankel 102%
>> X Error of failed request: BadRequest (invalid request code or no
>> such operation)
>> Major opcode of failed request: 144 (GLX)
>> Minor opcode of failed request: 181 ()
>> Serial number of failed request: 5374
>> Current serial number in output stream: 5379
>> (serial numbers may differ between runs)
>> Can this be fixed? (We suspect it's a mesa library problem).
>> Also when running nx client, even the old version of chimera from
>> I'll have to get the error message later, but does anyone have
>> experience running over nx client?
>> we've gotten pymol, and vmd to work.
>> Ken Frankel
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