Blender Fails To Start

Scott Balneaves sbalneav at
Tue Feb 2 22:01:11 GMT 2010

On Tue, Feb 02, 2010 at 02:57:36PM -0700, Jim Christiansen wrote:
> Has anyone had this trouble?
> :~#blender
> Compiled with Python version 2.6.2.
> Checking for installed Python... got it!
> X Error of failed request:  BadRequest (invalid request code or no such
> operation)
>   Major opcode of failed request:  137 (DRI2)
>   Minor opcode of failed request:  1 ()
>   Serial number of failed request:  23
>   Current serial number in output stream:  23
> Blender installed without errors but won't start on a client.  I won't start
> on the server either from an sshed -Y conection...

More than likely a bug in how it's talking to X.  Any chance you can use ltrace
or similar to narrow down where it's failing?


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