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Old 03-27-2005, 02:29 AM   #1
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Unhappy celestia problem

this are the errors

zvonsully@zvonpc:~$ celestia
nStars: 112521
Parent body 'TYC 5503-946-1' of 'b' not found.
Initializing ARB vertex programs . . .
Loading ARB vertex program: shaders/diffuse_arb.vp
Loading ARB vertex program: shaders/specular_arb.vp
Loading ARB vertex program: shaders/haze_arb.vp
Loading ARB vertex program: shaders/bumpdiffuse_arb.vp
Loading ARB vertex program: shaders/bumphaze_arb.vp
Loading ARB vertex program: shaders/shadowtex_arb.vp
Loading ARB vertex program: shaders/diffuse_texoff_arb.vp
Loading ARB vertex program: shaders/rings_arb.vp
Loading ARB vertex program: shaders/ringshadow_arb.vp
Loading ARB vertex program: shaders/night_arb.vp
Loading ARB vertex program: shaders/glossmap_arb.vp
All ARB vertex programs loaded successfully.
render path: 3
celestia: ERROR: Communication problem with celestia, it probably crashed.

it is instaled from the debian packages
Old 03-27-2005, 03:51 AM   #2
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Have you tried the celestia forums at


Old 09-16-2005, 03:34 AM   #3
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Do you have an ATI graphics adapter and the fglrx-driver installed? If yes you have to establish a xsession with the radeon driver. Than celestia should work.



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