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How to activate Geforce 8400 GS 3d acceleration?
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wsamh

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PostPosted: Thu 12 Jul 2012, 01:59    Post_subject:  How to activate Geforce 8400 GS 3d acceleration?  

I would like to play minecraft on puppy linux 5.33. I have a geforce 8400gs. I already installed the nvidia driver and it is working. So how can I activate 3d acceleration?
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Semme

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PostPosted: Thu 12 Jul 2012, 06:48    Post_subject:  

Do you pass the first section here?
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wsamh

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PostPosted: Fri 13 Jul 2012, 01:27    Post_subject:  

sh-4.1#glxinfo | less
Error: couldn't find RGB GLX visual or fbconfig
name of display: :0

(END)


sh-4.1# glxinfo | less | grep Yes
Error: couldn't find RGB GLX visual or fbconfig

So, no.
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Karl Godt


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PostPosted: Fri 13 Jul 2012, 17:12    Post_subject:  

is MESA installed (correctly) or Xorg_High ?

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(II) LoadModule: "glx"
(WW) Warning, couldn't open module glx
(II) UnloadModule: "glx"
(EE) Failed to load module "glx" (module does not exist, 0)
(II) LoadModule: "dri"
(WW) Warning, couldn't open module dri
(II) UnloadModule: "dri"
(EE) Failed to load module "dri" (module does not exist, 0)

are entries in /var/log/Xorg.0.log i have .

Am running a Geforce 8400 GS 512MB Ram Pci-Express card since few days too , which seems not to like later kernels than 2.6.30.x or i have to boot with something different than vga=normal .

Will be the first time i have to compile the nvidia driver .. nv does not load , but vesa does .
ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/

No kernel source handy for the moment .

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wsamh

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PostPosted: Fri 13 Jul 2012, 19:29    Post_subject:  

No, I don't have anything like that on my log file.
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PostPosted: Wed 18 Jul 2012, 02:48    Post_subject:  

If I install Xorg, would it work?
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