[Chimera-users] Segmentation fault when issuing chimera command

Hui Shi huishi at uw.edu
Tue Feb 28 23:07:52 PST 2017


Hi Greg,

Thanks again for your reply! I'm attaching a file of the glxinfo result
here, named glxinfo_output.
Hui

On Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 10:45 PM, Greg Couch <gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:

> 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> 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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Sincerely,
Hui
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