Quake 4 unplayable with FC6
fedora at starsend.force9.co.uk
Tue Dec 26 12:09:07 UTC 2006
Gilboa Davara wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-12-25 at 21:37 +0000, Andy Campbell wrote:
>> I played Quake 4 on FC5 quite happily 20+ FPS @1600x1200,
>> now under FC6 I'm lucky if I can get above 10FPS.
>> Details ...
>> + FC6 64bit
>> + Nvidia GeForce 7800 GS
>> + AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4600+
>> + xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-1.0.9631-1.lvn6
>> + Fresh install of FC6, I've still got FC5 on a different partition
>> if you need any details.
>> + FC5 was a 32bit install
>> + I've turned Desktop effects off
>> + glxgears gives ~4200FPS
>> I've tried reducing the resolution to 1280x1024 - its not much better.
>> I've also noticed text and the pointer don't seem to get rendered
>> properly now
>> either - which make it look the driver to me.
>> Anyone had similar issues ? I'm trying to decide if its the 9xxx
>> drivers - not that easy to
>> try the 8xxx drivers as they don't exist in livna for the current
>> kernels, and the there are
>> the warnings of the potential problems with the NVidia installer and
>> Fedora. Or perhaps its
>> because I decided to try 64bit Fedora this time - not convinced. Or
>> something else ?
> I have a similar machine - and both Quake 4 and Doom3 works just fine.
> Dual Opteron 270, 2GB, GF6800GT, 88.xx/9x.xx drivers.
> - Gilboa
Looks like its the livna packages. I when to run level 3, unintalled
the livna packages
then used the NVidia installer. Now I'm back with 50-60fps.
I'll raise a bug if I can work out where, there must be something wrong
with the packaging
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