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Re: Google Earth



On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 11:47 -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
> Antonio M wrote:
> > 2008/1/10, Paul Lemmons <paul lemmons tmcaz com>:
> >   
> >> -------- Original Message  --------
> >> Subject: Google Earth
> >> From: Karl Larsen <k5di zianet com>
> >> To: For users of Fedora <fedora-list redhat com>
> >> Date: 01/10/2008 09:16 AM
> >>
> >>     
> >>> Ed Greshko wrote:
> >>>       
> >>>> Karl Larsen wrote:
> >>>>         
> >>>>>    It sounds to me since it does the same thing on F7 and F8 that
> >>>>> there might be a problem with google-earth. It might be that it is
> >>>>> designed to work in the ubuntu operating system.
> >>>>>           
> >>>> You need to put :-) at the end of your sentences when you are making a
> >>>> joke.  Otherwise some people may actually take you seriously.
> >>>>
> >>>> Google Earth is working just fine for me under RHELv4, RHELv5, and F8.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>         
> >>>    No Joke. This software will not run on MY F8. I wonder what you did
> >>> to your F8 to make it work?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Karl
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>       
> >> Does
> >>
> >> $ glxinfo | grep direct
> >> direct rendering: Yes
> >>
> >> Say "Yes" for you?
> >>
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> >>
> >>     
> >
> > $ glxinfo | grep direct
> > direct rendering: No (If you want to find out why, try setting
> > LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose)
> > OpenGL renderer string: Mesa GLX Indirect
> >
> > and it is working with nv driver in FC9 rawhide :-)
> >
> >   
>     This is hard to explain, but in a non-root terminal I put glxinfo | 
> grep direct and my screen went blank, much like it does with google 
> earth, and after a few seconds I had to reboot from init level 3!
> 
>     It appears glxinfo is not working right on my F8.

You might have Mesa loaded which is doing with software what your nvidia
driver should be doing from hardware. Remove Mesa and re-install the
nvidia driver. That'll correct the links from the Mesa supplied ones to
your nvidia supplied ones. That's what I had to do for Croquet, which is
very very graphic intensive. Ric
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