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Re: Kernel and frontend crash with ANY Graphics3D objects


Well, the problem is back. And today there was no dist-upgrade. Simply 
typing "Graphics3D[Square]" causes a kernel and front-end crash, with 
the "segfault" error. 

   Any clues?



On Tuesday 04 September 2007 12:56:14 Curtis Osterhoudt wrote:
>     My Mathematica version is
>
> In[1]:= $Version
>
> Out[1]= "6.0 for Linux x86 (32-bit) (June 19, 2007)"
>
>    This is installed on a machine with an Intel Core Duo processor (64
> bits) with 2GB RAM. The graphics card is an ATI Radeon X1300/X1550 series,
> with 256 MB memory.  The command "fglrxinfo" gives
> " [gardyloo@siduxLAB ~]$ fglrxinfo
> display: :0.0  screen: 0
> OpenGL vendor string: ATI Technologies Inc.
> OpenGL renderer string: Radeon X1300/X1550 Series
> OpenGL version string: 2.0.6747 (8.40.4)"
>
>
>   It seems that *any* graphics which involve Graphics3D are now crashing
> Mathematica,
> generating the message
>   "Mathematica has received the signal: SIGSEGV and has exited.
> If possible, please report this problem to support at wolfram.com
> describing in as much detail as possible what you were doing
> when the problem occurred.
> Segmentation fault"
>
>     If I open a notebook which has previously-saved 3D plots in it, these
> can be successfully resized or rotated, but any attempt to produce new
> plots (including the examples in, for example, Plot3D's documentation, or
> that of Graphics3D) make the frontend and kernel crash. As far as I can
> tell, no other programs are having problems with the setup.
>
>   A reinstall of Mathematica makes no difference.
>
>   Running "math" from the command line is successful, and I can produce 3D
> plots there, and export them to (say) PDFs; these render correctly.
>
>    I did a recent dist-upgrade (Debian of my linux system, and suspect this
> is what did it, and it's probably a frontend issue, but don't know where
> else to look. Can anyone suggest something?
>
>           Cheers,
>                 Curtis O.



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