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issue with radeon driver on Ubuntu 16.04

Question asked by stephanp on Sep 12, 2016
Latest reply on Oct 12, 2016 by stephanp

Hello,

 

i recently upgraded my sytem to Ubuntu 16.04. Since there is no fglrx driver for my AMD gpus, i had to use the radeon driver.

 

My OpenGL application runs two windows on two gpus (each within its own thread). I used GLFW library. The gpus are two Radeon HD 7870.

 

The application crashes when the second window tries to swap buffers. If I comment out the second swapbuffers call, everything runs at least.

 

I tried with a much simpler test program, having two windows on the same gpu, with the same results.

 

I know the driver development for Ubuntu 16.04 is still in progress, but maybe someone has an advice or workaround for this issue.

 

Thanks in advance.

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