I was starting to think it was xorg writing over something
alright when I ran up2date, so I did as you suggested and
re-installed the nvidia drivers and this worked.
Now I am going to have to remember to do this every time
I update X :-( or until they release the source.
On Wed, 2004-12-08 at 23:31 +0100, Michael Conry wrote:
> On Wed, 08 Dec 2004 22:24:26 +0000, Philip Creevy <tiger98 at iol.ie> wrote:
> > So I then checked to see if any other 3D programs worked,
> > they did not.
> > Running GLXgears gives me 500 f/s whereas I was getting 5000
> > before.
> glxinfo gives you a bit more information on your glx setup
> you must be using software glx at the moment (if you had none at all
> you wouldn't even get glxgears going).
>> if you're running the nvidia driver, and have the module loaded
> (getting the nvidia splash screen), then also make sure that your
> XF86Config has
> Load "glx"
> in the module section (it probably does, given that you get glxgears going).
> you also need to check you have the nvidia gl library installed and
> that it hasn't been overwritten with (for example, and quite likely)
> the mesa opengl software library.
>> I don't use Fedora. If the nvidia driver is in the form of a fedora
> package i'd imagine it shouldn't have been overwritten by mesa during
> the upgrade. If you install it using a tarball/compile from nvidia
> site, then it more than likely has been overwritten, so you should
> probably reinstall it.
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