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Old 09-21-2003, 12:07 AM   #1
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Distribution: Slackware9
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ATI driver problems

ok i read all the post about how to install ati 9700 drivers but i still get no 3d

I run slackware9
ati 9700 pro
amdxp 2200+

here is the error i get on wolf et

bash-2.05b# et >error
ET 2.55 linux-i386 May 27 2003
----- FS_Startup -----
Current search path:
/usr/local/games/enemy-territory/etmain/pak0.pk3 (3725 files)=
/usr/local/games/enemy-territory/etmain/mp_bin.pk3 (4 files)
i get this error when i try to play wolf et
3729 files in pk3 files
execing default.cfg
couldn't exec language.cfg
couldn't exec autoexec.cfg
Hunk_Clear: reset the hunk ok

------- Input Initialization -------
Joystick is not active.
Bypassing CD checks
----- Client Initialization -----
----- Initializing Renderer ----
----- Client Initialization Complete -----
----- R_Init -----
...loading Initializing OpenGL display
...setting mode 4: 800 600
Using XFree86-VidModeExtension Version 2.2
Xlib: extension "XFree86-DGA" missing on display ":0.0".
Failed to detect XF86DGA Mouse
XFree86-VidModeExtension Activated at 800x600
Using 8/8/8 Color bits, 16 depth, 0 stencil display.
GL_RENDERER: Mesa GLX Indirect

You are using software Mesa (no hardware acceleration)!
Driver DLL used:
If this is intentional, add
"+set r_allowSoftwareGL 1"
to the command line when starting the game.
...WARNING: could not set the given mode (4)
Initializing OpenGL display
...setting mode 3: 640 480
Using XFree86-VidModeExtension Version 2.2
XFree86-VidModeExtension Activated at 640x480

ive been trying almost none stop for 3 days or so cant get it so if any 1 has any help or answers ,oh yeah i allso did et +set r_allowSoftwareGL 1 i get like 1fps no 3d acel sucks

Last edited by DRooGz; 09-21-2003 at 12:13 AM.
Old 09-21-2003, 01:20 AM   #2
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ok since i cant get this im goign to go play games on windows


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