> I get the same ground poly problems that you seem to be getting with your new > ATI driver, except I've been getting them for some time now. > > It actually only seems to be the airfield polys that are affected but you'll > often see it with airfields that are a long way away, to the extent that you > can't see the airfield itself but only the displaced polys as they sick up > through the haze, sometimes to many tens of thousand of feet. > > Are you able to fly at night i.e. when the sun is below the horizon? If I try > flying in these conditions FG starts but crashes once I get a few hundred > feet in the air and I think this is also due to the ATI drivers.
I'm very new on FG, only been running it for two weeks. Also, my PC was just recently rebuilt, so pretty much everything in new. I was getting the segfault when I exited FG, but this disappeared when I installed the latest driver from the ATI web site. I've seen some comments that there are problems with some VIA chipsets and the ATI Radeon cards, so I have also installed the latest drivers for the motherboard. My machine was hanging when the resolution was greater than 1024 x 768, just running windows, so there is obviously some clashes there. since I did this, I havn't tried higher than 1024 resolution, so I don't know if I've actually fixed the problem. Are you using an ATI card? The problems you described are similar, especially the long distance problems. I assumed at first that is was really bad sheet lightning graphics until I noticed they were coming from the ground! I've had FG hang once in a night flight, possibly around 100 seconds, as others indicated in this thread. I'll pay more detail from now on, as I've assumed most of my problems up until now have been motherboard/video clashes. Peter --- Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). Version: 6.0.718 / Virus Database: 474 - Release Date: 9/07/2004 _______________________________________________ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.flightgear.org/mailman/listinfo/flightgear-devel