[Chimera-users] Segmentation fault when issuing chimera command

Greg Couch gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Mar 1 15:01:40 PST 2017


Turns out the problem was trying to run the 32-bit version of chimera on 
a system where only the 64-bit OpenGL setup was completely installed.

Switching to the 64-bit version of chimera solved the problem.

     -- Greg

On 3/1/2017 8:19 AM, Greg Couch wrote:
>
> The glxinfo output looks good.  I'll work with you off the mailing 
> list on this.
>
>     -- Greg
>
>
> On 2/28/2017 11:07 PM, Hui Shi wrote:
>> 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 
>> <mailto: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
>>>     <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
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> --------
>> Sincerely,
>> Hui
>
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