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Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 3 months ago

#898 assigned defect

vmware won't start through virtualgl LD_PRELOAD

Reported by: Antoine Martin Owned by: Antoine Martin
Priority: major Milestone: future
Component: server Version: trunk
Keywords: Cc:

Description

To get it to work, I had to place the virtualgl libraries in /etc/ld.so.preload before launching vmplayer.
Using vglrun failed with the dreaded ERROR: ld.so: object 'lib??faker.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded: ignored.

I tried chmoding as per the virtualgl manual: 12: Using VirtualGL with setuid/setgid Executables, but that did not help.

I also tried launching vmplayer from a regular terminal with just:

DISPLAY=:THEXPRADISPLAY vglrun vmplayer

Same problem. Weird.

For now, I have added this information to wiki/Usage/OpenGL.
It would be good to figure out what is going on here.

Change History (2)

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by Antoine Martin

Milestone: 1.0future
Status: newassigned

comment:4 Changed 3 months ago by migration script

this ticket has been moved to: https://github.com/Xpra-org/xpra/issues/898

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