[Chimera-users] Segmentation fault when issuing chimera command

Greg Couch gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Tue Feb 28 22:45:09 PST 2017

I am interested in the whole output.  Not all of it is necessary -- I'm 
mostly interested in the lines that start with OpenGL and in the table 
at the end that describes the framebuffer configurations that are 
supported.   It's easier to just send the whole thing.

     -- Greg

On 2/28/2017 6:37 PM, Hui Shi wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> Thank you for you reply!
> I have glx-utils-8.2.0-3.el7.x86_64 installed. And the glxinfo command 
> gave a very long list, for the first few lines, it gave this:
> name of display: :0
> display: :0  screen: 0
> direct rendering: Yes
> server glx vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
> server glx version string: 1.4
> Do you need the rest of the result? It is a really long one. I feel 
> like it is better to keep it short in the mailing list.
> Hui
> On Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 6:26 PM, Greg Couch <gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu 
> <mailto:gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu>> wrote:
>     Most reported chimera bugs are due to faulty graphics drivers. So
>     that is a good starting point.
>     The first thing to try is to confirm that the graphics driver is
>     installed properly.  If you don't have the glxinfo program
>     installed yet, install the glx-utils package.  Then run glxinfo
>     and send me the output.  If it fails to run, then you need to fix
>     the graphics driver installation.  It it succeeds, then I'll have
>     something to go by.
>         HTH,
>         Greg
>     On 2/28/2017 4:55 PM, Hui Shi wrote:
>         Hi there,
>         Sorry for bothering you guys! I’m wondering if someone can
>         help me to resolve the problem I have here.
>         I’ve recently installed chimera-1.11.2 under CentOS 7 system.
>         And I have a Nvidia GeForce TURBO-GTX1080 graphic card on my
>         computer with NVIDIA driver Version 375.39 installed.
>         But when I run issue the chimera command thought the terminal,
>         an error message “Segmentation fault (core dumped)” was thrown
>         out. I googled this problem and found in a previous message of
>         chimera-users that this should be a problem of driver issue.
>         Also, on the “benchmarks” link of chimera, GeForce GTX 1080
>         has been tested under Windows with NVIDIA 368.81 driver version.
>         I could not find this driver version for 64-bit Linux system.
>         Since I have already installed the newer driver version
>         (375.39), I would think this should work.
>         Any suggestions on how to deal with problem? Thanks a lot in
>         advance!
>         Hui
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> Sincerely,
> Hui

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