Ubuntu

chromium-browser hangs when webgl is enabled

Reported by Fritz Heinrichmeyer on 2011-02-15
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Mesa
Fix Released
Medium
chromium-browser (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: chromium

chromium-browser fails to open sourceforge.net pages when webgl is enabled (default). I also filed a chromium bug:
http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=72737

Here what happens when starting chromium from the commandline:
fritz@jfh00:~$ chromium-browser http://sourceforge.net/projects/pidgin/
libEGL warning: unable to load st_GL.so
/usr/lib/chromium-browser/chromium-browser --type=gpu-process --channel=2862.0xba19c650.558368832: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/egl/egl_gallium.so: undefined symbol: drmGetMagic

sourceforge.net pages load when started with --disable-webgl

forgot to mention my package-information (maverick-updates, i386)

Package: chromium-browser
Status: install ok installed
Priority: optional
Section: web
Installed-Size: 50440
Maintainer: Fabien Tassin <email address hidden>
Architecture: i386
Version: 9.0.597.94~r73967-0ubuntu0.10.10.1

all my linux boxes use the open source radeon graphics driver

affects: chromium (Ubuntu) → chromium-browser (Ubuntu)
Zack Evans (zevans23) wrote :

No hang but I am seeing the message. I think this is a problem with the mesa build.

Freedesktop bug here: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=30558 - looks like the same problem and it's fixed upstream...

Changed in mesa:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → Fix Released
madbiologist (me-again) wrote :

Is this still happening on Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot"?

Changed in chromium-browser (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
madbiologist (me-again) on 2012-02-11
tags: added: maverick
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