"Failed to initialize OpenGL" in Fedora 8, used to work in Fedora 7

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon Mar 3 17:45:13 UTC 2008

Chris G wrote:

> I have just installed Fedora 8 to replace my Fedora 7 installation.
> Most things have gone very smoothly including VMWare but when I start
> VMWare Workstation I now get a pop-up error box saying "Failed to
> initialize OpenGL".  I didn't get this when I ran VMWare on Fedora 7.
> I have an NVidia GeForce 7300 GS display and have installed the latest
> NVidia drivers for Linux (NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-169.12-pkg2.run).
> Has anyone else seen this problem? Any ideas how to fix it?

Try contacting NVidia and/or VMWare? 

-- Rex

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