googleearth shutdown X server

Lonni J Friedman netllama at
Mon Jun 11 15:03:05 UTC 2007

On 6/11/07, Claude Jones <claude_jones at> wrote:
> On Monday June 11 2007 10:32:07 am Steve Siegfried wrote:
> > Claude Jones wrote:
> > > On Monday June 11 2007 9:59:14 am antonio montagnani wrote:
> > > > I would disinstall Nvidia driver and re-install it. I hade same issues
> > > > with Googleearth and blender.
> > >
> > > Antonio: I'm not having any issues with googleearth and blender - that's
> > > why I asked the question
> >
> > I had basically the same issues in FC5 (Nvidia driver, googleearth locks
> > up X11). The funny thing was this started roughly a month _after_ I'd
> > installed/upgraded what I thought was the stuff that might have mattered.
> > Up to that point, everything worked just fine.
> To reiterate; You're probably responding to other posts in this thread, but,
> you replied to mine. I am NOT having any problems, either with glxgears
> results (around 2800 FPS), Blender, or GoogleEarth. All seems to be well with
> my system; I'm running a P4 2.8 GHz CPU w/1GB of ram, and a nVidia 6200 card
> and the latest nVidia driver from freshrpms. The only issue I'm having is
> when I use the nVidia X server setting configuration utility, and there, the
> only issue seems to be when I query an informational button - the one that's
> labeled "Open GL/GLX Information" - then, and only then, my screen goes black
> and shortly after, returns me to the login screen. --- It sounds and seems
> strange, but that's my story, and I'm sticking to it


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