[ut2004] Fedora Core, No Go, No GL

Brian Lightfoot brianlightfoot at comcast.net
Wed Dec 15 15:14:23 EST 2004

What Video card are you using ATI, NVIDIA have you installed drivers?
On Wed, 2004-12-15 at 19:48 +0000, z0001283 at zoo.co.uk wrote:
> Hi all,
> Have installed Fedora Core2. Installed UT2004 from 
> the DVD. Seemed to go OK. Tried to run it from the 
> end of install screen, from a console window in the 
> fg and bg.
> Whatever way I do it, the UT2004 splash screen 
> appears and then disappears. No game.
> Once I got an error message saying "Cannot get (or 
> set) video mode."
> Checked this this out from the FAQ site.
> Q: What's the definitive way to know if GL is 
> working or not?
> A: At a console type the following: glxinfo | grep 
> direct if it replies with direct rendering: Yes. 
> Then GL _should_ be working. 
> Used this command and got a NO on my system. Looks 
> like I need to turn direct rendering on. How do I do 
> that?
> Thanx,
> Dean

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