[PC-BSD Testing] World of Warcraft Beta 1

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Fri Sep 5 12:44:46 PDT 2008

Sam Fourman Jr. wrote:
> 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

That is strange :) The iso isn't uploaded yet, still building + testing 
a few things here. It'll go up to the usual FTP location later tonight 
or tomorrow though.


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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