[Gambas-user] Error from GPU

Benoît Minisini benoit.minisini at gambas-basic.org
Fri Sep 22 16:29:04 CEST 2023

Le 22/09/2023 à 16:26, Gianluigi a écrit :
> Il 22/09/23 15:47, T Lee Davidson ha scritto:
>> On 9/22/23 07:32, Gianluigi wrote:
>>> A friend of ours (Franco) from the Italian forum updated a Gambas project.
>>> Now it gets this error message from the GPU, in a terminal window:
>>> "libGL error: MESA-LOADER: failed to open nouveau: 
>>> /usr/lib64/dri/nouveau_dri.so: impossibile aprire il file oggetto 
>>> condiviso: File o directory non esistente (search paths 
>>> /usr/lib64/dri, suffix _dri)
>>> libGL error: failed to load driver: nouveau"
>>> Both the project and the system work fine anyway and he wouldn't want 
>>> to add the driver.
>>> Question: Is it possible to avoid seeing the error?
>> I think probably not when using libGL. I don't blame Franco for not 
>> wanting to install the Mesa driver. Having to use nouveau for Nvidia 
>> cards is bad enough.
>> Relatively recently, I swapped out a Radeon card for an Nvidia hoping 
>> to get better performance; and also got the "failed to load 
>> nouveau.dri" errors when testing it. The performance was absolutely 
>> pathetic. I installed the Mesa driver hoping to fix the performance 
>> issue, and all it did was muck things up. I promptly swapped back to 
>> the Radeon card.
> Your answer is disheartening :-(
> I have never used Suse if it were Ubuntu I would recommend using a 
> proprietary driver which has become open source since 2022, but frankly 
> I don't feel like recommending it on a system I don't know.
> If Benoit has not an idea, I think Franco have to adapt to closing the 
> terminal and that's it.
> Thank you very much.
> Gianluigi

When I see such a message, it usually means that the system is broken. I 
don't see how Gambas can have any relation with that.


Benoît Minisini.

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