Stellarium problem

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at
Tue Aug 7 12:32:08 UTC 2018


On Tue, 2018-08-07 at 13:28 +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> hi,Am Dienstag, den 07.08.2018, 13:20 +0200 schrieb Liam Proven:On
> Tue, 7 Aug 2018 at 12:57, Tony Arnold <tony.arnold at>
> wrote:
> I've seen the same problem when running the SNAP version
> ofStellarium. I have an AMD RX-470 graphics card with the amdgpu-
> prodrivers installed (from the AMD web site).
> The repo version of Stellarium works just fine.Ah. Good info. Thanks.
> So the isolation of Snaps prevents them using OpenGL?
> err, we fixed it yesterday ... but seemingly amdgpu is another
> specialcase despite the promises that it is an opensource driver
> (which wouldexpose it in the generic GL driver paths unlike the mess
> that nvidiamakes with its closed drivers) 
> do you happen to know where amdgpu installs the file ? so
> wecould add support for it to the snap ?

On my system it's in /opt/amdgpu/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/

There is also files in /usr/lib/xorg/modules, but that
could be the open source driver.

Hope this helps.

Tony Arnold MBCS, CITP | Senior IT Security Analyst | Directorate of IT Services | Desk 51, Office 2, Kilburn Building | The University of Manchester | Manchester M13 9PL | T: +44 161 275 6093 | M: +44 773 330 0039

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