Ishaan Gulrajani tfbfqf4x6t at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 01:13:21 UTC 2006

make sure your drivers are 3d accellerated, if you have an nvidia card
you'll need to install the proprietary drivers if you havent already done

On 9/11/06, John Dangler <jdangler at atlantic.net> wrote:
> I found flightgear on synaptic this afternoon and decided to try it.  I
> installed it and the dependencies for it, but on executing it in Gnome,
> after the splash banner appeared, nothing else happened.  I went to a
> terminal window and entered the command to start it (/usr/games/fgfs),
> and got this for output...
> freeglut (/usr/games/fgfs): Unable to create direct context rendering
> for window 'FlightGear'
> This may hurt performance.
> opening file: /usr/share/games/FlightGear/Navaids/carrier_nav.dat
> /usr/share/games/FlightGear/Navaids/TACAN_freq.dat
> fgfs: indirect_vertex_array.c:1359: __indirect_glTexCoordPointer:
> Assertion `a != ((void *)0)' failed.
> Aborted
> Anyone know why this would abort?  Is the version in synaptic the
> culprit?  Is it the video card I'm using? (0000:01:00.0 VGA compatible
> controller: nVidia Corporation NV17 [GeForce4 MX 420] (rev a3) )
> Thanks for any input...
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