[Gmsh] Gmsh freezes X on linux
paolo.guglielmi at polito.it
Mon Nov 5 10:24:28 CET 2007
I have changed a lot of things and now it work.
1) move to kernel 2.6.22
2) updated the ati-drivers to 8.39.4
3) compiled fltk 1.1.7-r2 with the noxft USE flag (typical of gentoo)
I'll try to understand which of this points solved the problem.
On Mon, 01 Oct 2007 10:26:38 +0200
Christophe Geuzaine <cgeuzaine at ulg.ac.be> wrote:
> Guglielmi Paolo wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have a problem with gmsh 2.0: it freezes X while meshing
> > only above a certain mesh dimension. It look like a memory problem.
> > No other solution than turn off the machine
> > I have read that something similar happen to Nicolas (Thu Apr 5
> > 13:24:48, I entered in the mailing list after his email).
> > I run gmsh on a X86_64-gentoo machine with ATI FireGL 5200 and
> > proprietary drivers installed (and correctly working).
> > As Nicolas, no problem with 1.65 version...
> > Some suggestion?
> Hi Paolo - I recently saw a message on the FLTK mailing list
> describing a similar freeze using Fluid (another FLTK application).
> The problem might thus be in FLTK, not in Gmsh per se. To test this
> hypothesis, could you recompile Gmsh and link it with an older
> release of FLTK (say e.g. FLTK 1.1.5 or FLTK 1.1.6)?
> Let us know hoe it works out,
> > Hi
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