[PC-BSD Testing] World of Warcraft Beta 1

Sam Fourman Jr. sfourman at gmail.com
Fri Sep 5 12:38:56 PDT 2008


On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 2:08 PM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.com> wrote:
> Sam Fourman Jr. wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 10:59 PM, Sam Fourman Jr. <sfourman at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> hello list,
>>>
>>> I have played World of warcraft on every PC-BSD alpha release to date.
>>>
>>> this time WoW refuses to start on PC-BSD beta 1, spitting back a
>>> GlxbadDrawable error
>>> the system is running on a notebook nvidia go 7600 the nvidia drivers
>>> are installed
>>>
>>> I used the 3 Cd's from the mirror to install,(I run a cron job(every
>>> hour) to email me if the mirrors change)
>>
>>
>> just to update this post, World of Warcraft works just fine if you use DirectX
>> but if you use OpenGL it still gives the  GlxbadDrawable error
>>
>> however glxgears still works. so go figure.
>>
>>
>> Sam Fourman Jr.
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>
> Sam,
>
> This is a bug in the nvidia driver I believe, I've updated to 177.70
> which supposedly fixes the GLXBadDrawable errors again. I'm getting
> ready to re-roll and upload a private "beta2" for the testing list this
> weekend, if you can test / confirm the bug is fixed on it, that would be
> great.

one more quick note... my brother JUST 2 min ago found a way around the problem
if you start wow in a separate x session OpenGL works perfect.
it just has a cow if you start it in the same session as KDE.

this is weird because it worked on the last Alpha :/

Sam


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