[ut2004] Weird graphics Issues with Radeon 9000

Ben Zeigler zeiglb at rpi.edu
Sat May 1 19:46:19 EDT 2004

Yup, exactly like that. Okay, I'll give that a try.


Gian Paolo Mureddu wrote:

> Ben Zeigler wrote:
>> Archives for this list seem to be down, so don't yell at me for a 
>> repeat.  Anyway, I recently purchased the DVD version of UT2k4 and 
>> installed it on my linux box.  I have an IBM T41 with a Radeon 9000.  
>> I'm running unstable debian with kernel 2.6.5, and have the 3.7.6 
>> version of the proprietary ATI driver that I downloaded from 
>> http://xoomer.virgilio.it/flavio.stanchina/debian/fglrx-installer.html 
>> . I am using Xfree 4.3
>> Anyway, here's my issue.  The menus work perfectly.  SOME maps work 
>> perfectly.  Specifically, I can run the first DM mission in single 
>> player fine at 640x480 (at around 70 fps, even).  However, somewhat 
>> randomly at higher resolutions, the screen will totally screw up.  It 
>> displays a variety of grey triangles that seem to extend in 
>> completely random directions.  The weapon model still draws 
>> correctly.  These triangles even extend in front of the menu when I 
>> press EScape, occaisionally.  On other maps, this corruption or 
>> whatever happens as soon as the map loads.  I can't figure out what 
>> exactly causes it.  When this doesnt happen, the graphics look 
>> perfect and run at accelerated speed.  Any idea what's up?
>> -JZig
> AFAIK this is a problem with the ATi drivers and some early Z tests... 
> However I'm not sure... does it look something like this? (See 
> attached image)
> If so you can correct this with the console command "flush", I've 
> noticed this on my 9500 when texture level is anywhere beyond normal.

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