Emulator Issues #11807
dolphin-emu fails to initialize OpenGL or Vulkan with QT_QPA_PLATFORM=wayland
What's the problem? Describe what went wrong.
When started with
QT_QPA_PLATFORM=wayland dolphin-emu starts, but attempting to run play games with either OpenGL or Vulkan fails with dolphin complaining that it can initialize the video backend. (In Vulkan's case, it first complains about not being able to create a Vulkan surface.)
- Compile Dolphin from master.
- Start a Wayland session.
- Start dolphin-emu with
- Attempt to play a game with either OpenGL or Vulkan selected.
Is the issue present in the latest development version? For future reference, please also write down the version number of the latest development version.
What are your PC specifications? (CPU, GPU, Operating System, more)
Distro: Arch Linux.
CPU: AMD R5 2600X
GPU: AMD RX 580
Kernel version: 5.2.1
Using Mesa and LLVM master
If I can provide anything else, let me know.
- Issue type changed from Bug to Feature request
- Assignee set to Stenzek
- Status changed from New to Work started
- Operating system Linux added
- Operating system deleted (
Dolphin doesn't support Wayland at the moment. You may want to keep an eye on https://github.com/dolphin-emu/dolphin/pull/7452.