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Re: Certain screensavers lock my machine up



In article <1168880805 9765 5 camel beast camerontech net>,
   Thomas Cameron <thomas cameron camerontech com> wrote:
> Running FC6 x86_64, updated today.  Running the drivers from the
> NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-1.0-9746-pkg2.run script (I prefer my own drivers to
> a repos) on a GeForce 6200 LE card.

> I added xscreensaver-gl-extras-gss-5.01-5.fc6,
> xscreensaver-gl-extras-5.01-5.fc6, xscreensaver-extras-5.01-5.fc6 and
> xscreensaver-extras-gss-5.01-5.fc6 to my system.

> I noticed that when I set it to display random screensavers, my machine
> locks up periodically.

> Still trying to figure out which one(s) do it, but I wondered if anyone
> else is seeing this?

If the update was to the kernel or to x then you will have to manually
update the nVidia drivers. I've had to do it twice this year so far, once
when the kernel changed and once when x changed.

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