[fxruby-users] Beryl

Björn Bergqvist bjorn.bergqvist at gmail.com
Wed Jan 24 04:36:23 EST 2007


Hello,
If I lower the resolution the FXGLViewer is still black and flickery.
But I saw that when I looked on a video that window also was black
sometimes.
Probably it's just someting wrong with the graphics driver.

Björn Bergqvist

On 1/19/07, Forrest Chang <fkchang2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi Björn:
>
>    Black windows under XGL/Beryl/Compiz/etc. is generally an indication of running out of video RAM.
>
>    It took me months to figure that out.  Possible solutions: 1) get a new video card w/more RAM 2) lower your screen resolution.
>
>    On my laptop, which is happily loving beryl after a long time of hacking, I was forced to lower the resolution from the native 1680x1050 to 1280x960, which largely handles well, but still has a quirk here or there.  XGL apps generally respond ok on my machine.
>
>    Forrest
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Björn Bergqvist <bjorn.bergqvist at gmail.com>
> To: fxruby-users at rubyforge.org
> Sent: Friday, January 19, 2007 2:29:18 AM
> Subject: [fxruby-users] Beryl
>
> Hello,
> I installed beryl on a computer running ubuntu edgy x86_32. Beryl
> considered my fxruby application to be "unresponsive" and the window
> was dimmed.
> The opengl frame was black most of the time and when I did a rotation
> it was flickering a lot (like there was no double buffer present).
>
> The "unresponsive"-window problem was no big problem (just unchecked
> that "dim unresponsive window" option).
> The OpenGL issue was a bit more annoying.
>
> Is there a workaround for this issue? Does this phenomenon occur on
> some graphics cards sometimes only?
>
> Regards
> Björn Bergqvist
> _______________________________________________
> fxruby-users mailing list
> fxruby-users at rubyforge.org
> http://rubyforge.org/mailman/listinfo/fxruby-users
>
>
>
> _______________________________________________
> fxruby-users mailing list
> fxruby-users at rubyforge.org
> http://rubyforge.org/mailman/listinfo/fxruby-users
>


More information about the fxruby-users mailing list