[kde-freebsd] KPovModeler port problem: why no OpenGL?

Andrew Predoehl apredoehl at go.mailsvc.com
Mon Jul 25 20:45:22 GMT 2005

On Mon, 25 Jul 2005 18:30:54 +0200
  Michael Nottebrock <lofi at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Saturday, 23. July 2005 02:56, Andrew Predoehl wrote:
>> I found a problem when I recompiled the
>> graphics/kdegraphics3 port; the build and install were 
>> OK, but now when I run KPovModeler, it tells me, "No
>> OpenGL support" and does not show wireframes anymore.
>>  Does anyone know how to fix this?  Should I just give 
>> up and use a package?  Do I need to install Mesa?
> You need to enable OpenGL/GLX support in X. How to do 
> that depends on the graphics hardware (and X drivers)
> you're using and is beyond the scope of this 
> mailing-list (kde at freebsd.org).
> You can check the current state of things with the 
>'glxinfo' command: When you 
> run it, it should *not* output any sort of 'Xlib: 
> extension "GLX" missing on 
> display ":0.0"' messages. 

Thanks, Michael.  I had made the mistake of assuming the 
problem was with the port configure or compile, and not my 
xorg.conf!  It works fine now.  As they say, "If you know 
how to do it, it's easy."


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