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Old 01-10-2004, 08:18 PM   #1
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help getting my video card working fully(xfree86 config maybe?)

my video card is working for stuff like KDE and Gnome, but games like amercias army and Wolfenstein Enemy Territory won't work at all

amercias army says:
Couldn't set video mode: Couldn't find matching GLX visual
and Wolfenstein Enemy Territory says:
Xlib:  extension "XFree86-VidModeExtension" missing on display ":0.0".
Xlib:  extension "XFree86-DGA" missing on display ":0.0".
Failed to detect XF86DGA Mouse
Using 8/8/8 Color bits, 16 depth, 0 stencil display.
Xlib:  extension "XFree86-DRI" missing on display ":0.0".
GL_RENDERER: Mesa GLX Indirect
Xlib:  extension "XFree86-VidModeExtension" missing on display ":0.0".
i have uncommented 'Load "glx"' and 'Load "dri"' and commented out this:
#    SubSection  "extmod"
#      Option    "omit xfree86-dga"   # don't initialise the DGA extension
#    EndSubSection
but it still dosen't work, what else do i have to do to get it to work, i have slackware current, 2.6.1 kernel, and ASUS v9520 Magic geforce fx 5200 vid card with 64mb ram
Old 01-11-2004, 12:34 AM   #2
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Have a look at your
and see which module it actually loads...

How did you set X up in the first place?
If you are running the slack-defaults then
you're probably on the VESA driver, which
in fact doesn't support OpenGL. You will
probably want to get nVidia drivers for
Linux of their web-site.



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