Bug 509199 - Bad Length Errors for Direct Rendering
Bad Length Errors for Direct Rendering
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11 (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
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Reported: 2009-07-01 14:00 EDT by Jonathon Walker
Modified: 2009-07-01 18:03 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-01 18:03:53 EDT
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a sample xorg.conf (879 bytes, text/plain)
2009-07-01 14:00 EDT, Jonathon Walker
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Description Jonathon Walker 2009-07-01 14:00:40 EDT
Created attachment 350163 [details]
a sample xorg.conf

Description of problem:
glxinfo and glxgears fail with "Bad Length" errors.  

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
One system so far.  

Steps to Reproduce:
1. configure X using system-config-display (or manually edit xorg.conf)
2. reboot to apply X settings (boot into graphical multiuser) 
3. run glxinfo or glxgears 
Actual results:
# glxinfo
name of display: :0.0
X Error of failed request:  BadLength (poly request too large or internal Xlib length error)
  Major opcode of failed request:  137 (DRI2)
  Minor opcode of failed request:  1 (DRI2Connect)
  Serial number of failed request:  19
  Current serial number in output stream:  19

Expected results:
Information about glx on this system 

Additional info:
similar errors for glxgears, openarena and other apps that attempt to use DRI
Attached is one of many xorg.conf files I tried. 
Video card is ATI Technologies Inc Radeon HD 3870
Comment 1 Jonathon Walker 2009-07-01 18:03:53 EDT
Resolved with reinstall of glx-utils and mesa-libGL packages.

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