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Old 09-03-2007, 09:05 PM   #1
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Blender is logging me out.


I've only just started using blender in Linux (used to have a win98 partition for this *shudder*), anyway every time I make a bigish movement in the 3d window the screen flickers and I'm at the login screen.

Is this my 16mb graphics card (I'm a very poor high school student) or a config that I can fix?
 
Old 09-03-2007, 09:18 PM   #2
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Have you tried initiating blender from the terminal so you can see if any messages are output into the terminal stating the cause of the problem?
 
Old 09-03-2007, 11:01 PM   #3
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I don't think it's your graphics card issue...
It's because I've got a lot of PC much worse than yours(being a Linux fan... I'm trying lower end machines to run Linux, ranging from AMD-K6/2 to AMD 64)... I've used blender on K6/2 but not yet experienced any crash...
You might want to try other Linux distro, later version of Blender, etc.
Hope this helps
 
Old 09-04-2007, 09:08 PM   #4
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Fedora 6 with blender from Fedora repositories.
Any how the terminal theory won't work any way since the computer stops responding while the screen flickers for a second and a bit then I'm looking at my login screen.
 
Old 09-05-2007, 07:04 AM   #5
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The X server is crashing and restarting to the login screen. So I guess it is a graphic card driver problem.
 
  


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