On Tue, 2004-03-09 at 10:52, Fritz Whittington wrote:
On or about 2004-03-09 03:22, Adam Cooper whipped out a trusty #2
>On Fri, 2004-02-27 at 13:54, Adam Cooper wrote:
>>I have been trying to get an opengl game (vegastrike) to run on my
>>system. However whilst i've been trying to get this to work i seem to
>>have lost all opengl capabilities. When running any opengl app the
>>computer immediately freezes with no output to screen. Being a relative
>>newb i have no idea how to exit said freeze (ctrl alt F* doesn't get me
>>anywhere) and so i have to restart. GLXGears as well as tux racer freeze
>>as well. How can I fix this problem? Are there any logs that may be of
>>I'm running Kernel 2.6 on a P4 2.6 512MB
>I'm sorry to bring this up again guys but it is a continuing problem for
>me. Before this problem I had set a GL screen saver so now when ever
>this kicks in my computer locks forcing a reset. I cannot change the
>screen saver using the screen saver tool as this shows a preview and so
>locks the box forcing a reset.
>Added to that the fact I can't play any GL games means this is starting
>to get *very* annoying.
>I'm running the Intel 845G chip-set and on-board sound.
As a way out of the current box, you might un-install the screensavers
package. Then, if you re-install it, the default screensaver should be
<none>, and you can pick a non-GL one.
This will not remove your configuration, you need to delete the file
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