Google Earth/Intel Graphics Weird Problem
Thomas J. Baker
tjb at unh.edu
Fri May 18 13:07:14 UTC 2007
On Thu, 2007-05-17 at 14:34 -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> On Thu, 17 May 2007 16:23:53 -0400
> tjb at unh.edu ("Thomas J. Baker") wrote:
> > Anyone run Google Earth with F7 and Intel graphics? I'm having a
> > problem when I zoom in anywhere. It works great until it gets to a
> > certain magnification and then the satellite imagery fades out to
> > white like I've entered a cloud or something. This happens anywhere,
> > it's not bad data. FC6 didn't have this probolem. In general Google
> > Earth works much better with F7 but this fading issue limits it's
> > usefulness.
> I ran into this very issue the other day...
> I don't know why it's doing this, but go to "View" then deselect the
> "Atmosphere" option (last one on the list), and it will start working
> normally again.
> I don't know if this is a bug in google earth or a bug in the intel
> video driver. ;(
> > I don't know if I should open a bug for an external to Fedora
> > application or not.
> Only in that applications upstream bug tracking database I would
> think... unless it can be proven to be a intel video driver bug.
> Do folks with non intel video see this same thing?
> > Thanks,
> > tjb
That fixed it for me. I never knew the option existed. At the moment, I
can't test it with other video drivers as all my other systems have
nvidia drivers which seem to not be playing nice at the moment. I did
test it with and nvidia/fc6 combo which works fine.
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