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Old 01-13-2006, 02:07 AM   #1
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installed enemy territory and recieve this error message

i get this message

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
XF86DGA Mouse (Version 2.0) initialized
XFree86-VidModeExtension Activated at 640x480
Received signal 11, exiting...

i think it has something to do with my graphics card ,how do i find out wha tkind of graphic card i have and where to find the linux drivers for it?
i think it has something to do with my graphics
Old 01-14-2006, 01:08 PM   #2
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hmmm sounds like the games setting is trying to use 3d accelaration on yoru graohics card and it is turned off form teh system...;

what flavor of linux are you running?
Old 01-14-2006, 01:13 PM   #3
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yeah, you'll need to enable 3d acceleration...

also, what video card do you have


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