Bug#511316: xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver randomly freezes when using an opengl application
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On venerdì 09 gen 2009, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On venerdì 09 gen 2009, Julien Cristau wrote:
> > On Fri, 2009-01-09 at 14:37 +0100, Roberto Guerra wrote:
> > > Every time I try to use an opengl application, the screen freezes
> > > after some time. It can takes 1 minute or 1 hour to happen, and I
> > > could not find any pattern.
> > this is likely a bug in the i965 dri driver. It would be nice if
> > you could build mesa from git (or a 7.3 release candidate which
> > should be available soon) to see if it's fixed there.
> > Cheers,
> > Julien
> I would like to, but I never tried that before.
> What's the simplest way to do that?