[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] mythtv commit: r12743 by danielk

Daniel Walton dwalton at cisco.com
Wed Feb 7 22:16:31 UTC 2007

On Wed, 7 Feb 2007, Daniel Kristjansson wrote:

> On Wed, 2007-02-07 at 16:36 -0500, Daniel Walton wrote:
> > On Wed, 7 Feb 2007, Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
> > > Which vendors OpenGL are you using? Which version?
> >
> > I have a nvidia FX5200.  How do I tell which version of opengl?
> Look at: "/usr/include/GL/gl.h" and "/usr/include/GL/glx.h"

sh-3.00$ grep -i version /usr/include/GL/glx.h /usr/include/GL/gl.h
/usr/include/GL/glx.h:** The contents of this file are subject to the GLX Public
License Version 1.0
/usr/include/GL/glx.h:** The Original Software is GLX version 1.2 source code,
released February,
/usr/include/GL/glx.h:#define GLX_VERSION                     0x2
/usr/include/GL/glx.h:#ifndef GLX_VERSION_1_3
/usr/include/GL/glx.h:extern Bool glXQueryVersion(Display *dpy, int *major, int *minor);
/usr/include/GL/glx.h:#ifndef GLX_VERSION_1_1
/usr/include/GL/glx.h:#define GLX_VERSION_1_1         1
/usr/include/GL/glx.h:#ifndef GLX_VERSION_1_2
/usr/include/GL/glx.h:#define GLX_VERSION_1_2         1
/usr/include/GL/glx.h:#ifndef GLX_VERSION_1_3
/usr/include/GL/glx.h:#define GLX_VERSION_1_3 1
/usr/include/GL/gl.h:/* Version */
/usr/include/GL/gl.h:#define GL_VERSION_1_1                    1
/usr/include/GL/gl.h:#define GL_VERSION                        0x1F02

> But if you are using an nVidia card the problem is that we are picking up some
> generic OpenGL headers instead of the nVidia ones. Probably because the nvidia
> GLX wasn't properly installed by whatever packing manager you are using.
> So how did you install them and what distro are you using?

It's a Knoppmyth install from last summer (don't recall what version of
knoppmyth exactly).  I'm using nvidia driver version 1.0-9629 and I used a
script that comes with knoppmyth (/usr/local/bin/install-nvidia-debian.sh) to
install the drivers.

Is there something else I was supposed to install?


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