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mksrksh
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OpenGL: Driver crash on drawing just one line and a triangle (windows)

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Hello DevGurus,

I'm facing the problem of windows driver crashes by executing only a few lines of OpenGL code.

All I have to do is to draw a line and a triangle meeting following conditions:

1. line stippling has to be enabled and set.

2. line width has to be greater than 1.

3. on drawing the triangle at least one of the edge flags has to be set to false.

Then the OpenGL application freezes and the windows driver crashes with the message: "Display driver stopped responding and has recovered."

Feel free to give it a try and put the following code snippet to your render loop function:

    //------------------------------------------------------------

    // 1. enable line stipple

    glEnable(GL_LINE_STIPPLE);

    glLineStipple(2, 0x1111);

    // 2. increase width

    glLineWidth(3.0f);

    // 3. drawing the line

    glBegin(GL_LINES);

    glVertex3d(15.000000, -48.000999, 26.000000);

    glVertex3d(-15.000000, -48.000999, 26.000000);

    glEnd();

    // 4. switching the polygon mode

    glPolygonMode(GL_FRONT_AND_BACK, GL_LINE);

 

    // 5. drawing a triangle with edge flag

    glBegin(GL_TRIANGLES);

    glEdgeFlag(GL_TRUE);

    glVertex3d(0, 0, 0);

    glEdgeFlag(GL_FALSE);

    glVertex3d(0, 50, 0);

    glEdgeFlag(GL_TRUE);

    glVertex3d(50, 50, 0);

    glEnd();

    // swap buffers, e.g.

    glutSwapBuffers();

    //-----------------------------------------

I was able to reproduce the crash on following systems:

AMD Radeon R7 200 Series

AMD FirePro W2100

AMD FirePro W4100

Catalyst Pro 15.301.2601

Crimson 16.6.2 and earlier

Windows 10 64 bit

Windows 7 64 bit

Any suggestions/ideas?

Thanks in advance

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mksrksh
Adept II

Re: OpenGL: Driver crash on drawing just one line and a triangle (windows)

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Supplement:

The issue was fixed in the latest drivers (Adrenalin 17.12.2 and Radeon Pro 17.Q4.1).

Thanks a lot for your help!

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dwitczak
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Re: OpenGL: Driver crash on drawing just one line and a triangle (windows)

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Thank you for your report. Can you share the project with us, so we can have a look at the source code?

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dwitczak
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Re: OpenGL: Driver crash on drawing just one line and a triangle (windows)

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We're unable to reproduce the issue. Can you try downloading the latest driver from Desktop and see if there's any improvement?

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mksrksh
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Re: OpenGL: Driver crash on drawing just one line and a triangle (windows)

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I'm surprized to hear that.

Of course the drivers I'm testing are always up-to-date.

But please consider that the driver problems occur not on every AMD chip set.

We've got crash reports on almost daily basis from our customers with (until today) only following graphics adapters:

FirePro W2100

FirePro W4100

Radeon R7 200 Series

Radeon HD 8240

Radeon HD 7800

I've retested the sample code I provided you and personally watched the following chip sets crashing a few minutes ago on following system:

Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

Radeon R7 200 Series with Crimson 16.7.2

and

FirePro W2100 with Catalyst Pro 15.301.2601

Please let your driver developers take another closer look at the problem. I'm sure they couldn't miss it on the hardware mentioned above.

Thank you in advance.

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pierretsai
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Re: OpenGL: Driver crash on drawing just one line and a triangle (windows)

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bug.PNG

Hi mksrksh

Is the above image you tried to test?​

And what's the compiler you use? I tried to compile but I need to change the order of header files to compile, I am using VS2013,

this is the header files I modify.

#include "stdafx.h"

#include <stdlib.h>

#include <stdio.h>

#include <gl/glut.h>

#include <string.h>

Thanks!

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mksrksh
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Re: OpenGL: Driver crash on drawing just one line and a triangle (windows)

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Hello pierretsai,

Thank you for prompt reply.

Well, that's exactly the test image I'm trying to reproduce.

Unfortunately It is not possible for me on particular amd chip sets.

What system configuration did you use for producing that image?

I'm also using VS2013. Your header files order modification compiles fine.

I commented out the include of atdafx.h since I'm not using precompiled headers.

Driver still crashes.

[Note]

In case you are testing on a laptop, please make sure the amd graphics adapter is involved in rendering the test application and not the on-board integrated chip set (e.g. intel graphics). 

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mksrksh
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Re: OpenGL: Driver crash on drawing just one line and a triangle (windows)

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[Supplement]

I've just received a call from a customer complaining driver crashes on:

Radeon HD 7700

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pierretsai
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Re: OpenGL: Driver crash on drawing just one line and a triangle (windows)

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Hi mksrksh,

Sorry about that, I have used HD7700 and R7 200, win 10 to test it and it work fine here.

Can you do me a favor, find the PlaysTV and Raptr, and uninstall them, sometimes it can

solve some weird bugs, thanks!

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mksrksh
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Re: OpenGL: Driver crash on drawing just one line and a triangle (windows)

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Hi pierretsai​,

the issues with PlaysTV and Raptr are well known to us and thus we don't install them at all.

Thanks for your help so far.

There must be something I overlook.

Would you mind sharing your project with me so we'd be able to analyze the same code basis with the same compiler settings?

Thanks.

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pierretsai
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Re: OpenGL: Driver crash on drawing just one line and a triangle (windows)

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Hi mksrksh,

I sent you, hope this help, thanks!

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