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GLX applications fail to start on Intel GFX cards with MESA 9.0.x

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 Service Pack 3


GLX based applications fail to start on Intel based GFX cards with e.g.:

# glxinfo
name of display: :0.0
X Error of failed request:  BadAlloc (insufficient resources for operation)
  Major opcode of failed request:  154 (GLX)
  Minor opcode of failed request:  3 (X_GLXCreateContext)
  Serial number of failed request:  22
  Current serial number in output stream:  23


If this issue is encountered please contact Technical Services for a Program Temporary Fix.


A regression in the Mesa 9.0.x version.


Reported to Engineering

Additional Information

Known affected GFX card / systems:

# /usr/sbin/sysp -c
Chip: 0  is -> Intel 855 GM                     00:02:0 0x8086 0x3582 PCI intel

Manufacturer:  IBM CORPORATION
Hardware:      4838E35


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  • Document ID:7005681
  • Creation Date:24-OCT-13
  • Modified Date:24-OCT-13
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