[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 261874] [GTK] Rendering broken with 2.42 on NVIDIA graphics

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Wed Sep 27 06:06:34 PDT 2023


--- Comment #22 from gfrank227 at gmail.com ---
(In reply to Michael Catanzaro from comment #21)
> (In reply to Carlos Garcia Campos from comment #20)
> > If previous version worked, you can just disable the dmabuf renderer
> > (WEBKIT_DISABLE_DMABUF_RENDERER=1) for now until we figure out how to make
> > the nvidia driver work with the dmabuf renderer.
> Maybe we should just do it ourselves by checking the GL vendor string? Seems
> hacky, but would presumably avoid a lot of disappointed users?
> strstr(glGetString(GL_VENDOR), "NVIDIA") != nullptr?
> (In reply to Michael Catanzaro from comment #15)
> > But in this particular case, it's not going to help because you're crashing
> > inside the NVIDIA driver. Since the driver is proprietary and we don't have
> > source code, it's the end of the road. You can report a bug to NVIDIA and
> > hope they investigate.
> Actually, looking at this again, I'd like to see as much as possible. So
> please go ahead and try those instructions anyway and we'll just see how
> much of the backtrace is possible to get, even though we won't be able to
> see where it ends.

OK i'll read the instructions (which I already saved as a bookmark for future refrerence) and try to get the backtrace. I'll try to get back to you later today. Meanwhile, is there a settings file that I need to change this WEBKIT_DISABLE_DMABUF_RENDERER in? Please advise. Thanks!

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