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Old 08-11-02, 12:07 PM   #1
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Im having trouble enabling 3d. Im running SuSE 8.0. I'm a linux newbie so go easy on me. Ive got a GeForce 3 Ti 200. Ive installed the nvidia GLX and kernel drivers and ran the online update. I ran Sax2 when prompted to enable 3d support i said yes. after that i try to run a 3d program and it still isnt enabled. I did it through Yast2 and it still wont let me enable 3d. I am running the nvidia driver not the nv. and i cant figure this out. Any help would be apreciated. thanks,
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Old 08-11-02, 12:50 PM   #2
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try running one of your screensavers in the terminal. Tell me what message you get.
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Old 08-12-02, 10:13 AM   #3
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Apparently, the SAX2 and Yast2 will let you enable the 3d acceleration only in the 16 bpp mode. I had similar problems and the only solution was to enable 3d manualy in 24 bpp mode.
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Old 08-12-02, 02:52 PM   #4
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Be careful with the online updating stuffs.

I've seen various reports from people here and on transgaming.com forums saying that after they run such, X is configured back to some type of default mandrake config.

You'll prolly wanna keep your rpms handy, and a copy of a good XF86Config-4, or at least know what to change.
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