LTSP and DRI2, Fedora 12 and glxgears

Norman Gaywood ngaywood at
Fri Jul 2 00:51:30 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jul 01, 2010 at 02:33:04PM +1000, Norman Gaywood wrote:
> $ glxgears 
> X Error of failed request:  BadRequest (invalid request code or no such operation)
>   Major opcode of failed request:  136 (DRI2)
>   Minor opcode of failed request:  1 (DRI2Connect)
>   Serial number of failed request:  18
>   Current serial number in output stream:  18

This RedHat bugzilla:
(BadRequest from DRI2_Connect) has a note (from Owen Taylor at redhat)  saying:

> ... DRI2Connect giving a BadRequest. This seems to be triggered in
> the normal case if DRI2Connect is called on a remote server; I don't
> immediately see what is supposed to prevent that from happening.

If I'm reading that correctly, he is saying that DRI2Connect will always

So are programs like glxgears on a remote X server working for anyone?

Note, that from my standard F12 laptop (not an LTSP terminal), I can
"ssh -Y server glxgears" and glxgears will run fine (but slow).

Norman Gaywood, Computer Systems Officer
University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia

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