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Old 04-07-05, 07:52 AM   #12
gilboa
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Default Re: Nvidia 7XXX linux drivers and OpenGL applications

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Originally Posted by APwrs
I went back to the old drivers and experienced the same crash issue, especially with Doom 3, which crashes every single time once the you begin to actually enter the game... after choosing your dificulty and it loads all the resources.

That lead me to believe that perhaps it was sound related, because while the screen is still blank, the sound starts and stutters, and then the computer crashes. This happens sometimes with other OpenGL games too.
The sound begins to shutter because, presumably, (at least by my experience) your nVidia driver crashed and the X process is eating 100% CPU time.
Try connecting to the downed machine using ssh after it had crashed and report back with your findings.
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