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Old 07-04-2002, 07:22 PM   #1
Chooco
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game says my vid card doesn't support OpenGL


this relates to software and hardware not getting along so i place it in General

Half-Life with TFC mod through WineX
Mandrake 8.2
GeForce2Ti200

i downloaded the kernel thing for the drivers and i downloaded the drivers themselves (both RPM files). i installed the kernel thing then the drivers themselves like you are supposed to. when i run Half-Life is use this command (incase anybody notices an error in the command i use)
winex ./hl.exe --hl.exe -gl -game tfc -console -dev
then when i try to join a game it says my video card does not support OpenGL (only tries to use OpenGL after connecting to a server)

i DID restart the computer after installing the .rpm files and i'm all out of ideas. my friend runs Half-Life with TFC mod through WineX as well so don't say WineX is the problem, he's on RedHat 7.1 though
 
Old 07-04-2002, 08:06 PM   #2
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Man I dunno about the rpm's I've never had luck with nvidia rpm's... I'd get the tarball and use those, it's very easy...

just unpack them and do a make and su to root and make install... then make sure your XF86Config-4 file you take out

Load "GLcore"
Load "dri"

and make sure the
Driver "nv" is changed to nvidia

should work, unless I'm off the path and this is far from what your problem is, in that case I'm stumped :-)

(always back up your working XF86Config file before screwing with it)

hope this helps man,
Muddy
 
Old 07-04-2002, 11:08 PM   #3
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well i just went to Windows XP on that computer (it was my web server and since it was down i didn't have anything to play games on lol, i'm impatient)

but thank you for the tip, i don't care much for rpm files either. thanks for your help
 
  


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