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Old 03-21-2004, 11:50 AM   #1
manikk
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OpenGL problem in Mandrake 8.2


Hi

I recently took the plunge and updated an old Win98 Pentium 1 system to Mandrake 8.2.

I try to start Uplink (a game which worked perfectly under Windows) and it does nothing at all. I have looked in the debug text file as the Introversion website suggests and it contains the following error message:

GLUT: Fatal error in uplink: OpenGL GLX extensions not supported by display: :0.0

I read a thread about the problem but did not understand the answer (I am a complete newbie and this is my first Linux experiment).

I am running a P233 MMX, 64mb RAM, a Matrox Millennium II 2D card and a 3Dfx VooDoo 1 3D card. (yeah I know its old)

Any help would be appreciated but please make it as basic as possible (hey, we all gotta start somewhere).

Cheers
 
Old 03-21-2004, 03:19 PM   #2
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You need Glide. It should be on your installation cds, so just run
urpmi glide
Then you need to configure it. Maybe the howto http://www.gamers.org/dEngine/xf3D/h...Dfx-HOWTO.html will help you (it's VERY old, but may help).
 
Old 03-28-2004, 09:03 AM   #3
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I tried installing glide but to no avail. The instructions on the gamers.org site don't seem to correspond to anything that I get when I install glide, so I suspect I'm running a newer version.

I think I should probably just give up, but any help would be appreciated.
 
  


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