On Sunday 25 July 2004 23:39, Peter Larson wrote: > > 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!
Yep - I'm using an ATi card. > 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 I'm pretty certain that these problem are due to the ATI drivers - using the same FG s/w versions on other systems with old Matrox cards is fine. I've also had problems with other s/w that seems to be clearly linked to the ATI drivers too. LeeE _______________________________________________ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.flightgear.org/mailman/listinfo/flightgear-devel