Installing VirtualGL on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
This page attempts to document the issues encountered when installing VirtualGL on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, as well as workarounds for those issues (if known.) If you know of a better solution for any of the below, then please contact us.
Some of these issues may not be specific to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and may affect other relatively recent distros as well, such as Fedora.
Installing 32-bit Libraries
In order to run 32-bit OpenGL applications in VirtualGL, it is necessary to install the 32-bit VirtualGL server components. These components depend on a few 32-bit system libraries. The x86-64 version of RHEL 6 does not have any 32-bit libraries installed by default, so it is necessary to install these before using the 32-bit version of VirtualGL. To do this:
[rhel-i386-server-5] enabled = 1
rpm -q -a | sed 's@\.x86_64@@' | sed 's@\.noarch@@' | sort >out yum install `cat out`
In VirtualGL 2.2.x and prior, the 64-bit VirtualGL RPM also contained a 32-bit version of the VirtualGL server components. If you don't need to run 32-bit applications in VirtualGL, you could simply install this RPM with
Current versions of VirtualGL ship with separate 32-bit and 64-bit RPMs.
Installing the Proprietary nVidia Driver
rpm -e xorg-x11-drivers xorg-x11-drv-nouveau
Currently, the only known way to make
Perhaps someone with a greater knowledge of SELinux can explain how to disable enforcement only for GDM and not the whole system.
There is currently no known way to disable the XTEST extension, because
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