Bug 431674 - Viewing picts in GoogleEarth fails (and destablizes other graphics)
Viewing picts in GoogleEarth fails (and destablizes other graphics)
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drivers (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
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Reported: 2008-02-06 07:44 EST by John Curcio
Modified: 2008-02-06 11:20 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-02-06 07:54:59 EST
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Description John Curcio 2008-02-06 07:44:16 EST
Description of problem: While running the advanced graphics driver kmod-nvidia,
I can run GoogleEarth, however when I attempt to view a picture stored on
GoogleEarth I see only see black surrounded by the frame of the picture. Once
that occurs, most of my graphics stop working reliably ... such as choosing
firefox or the  shutdown pop-up window now only shows black.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kmod-nvidia-96xx-2.6.23.14-107.fc8-96.43.01-20.lvn8
xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-96xx-96.43.01-3.lvn8.1
kmod-nvidia-96xx-96.43.01-20.lvn8


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Steps to Reproduce:
1.open GoogleEarth
2.view a picutre in GoogleEarth (tan button)
3.reopen firefox, etc 
  
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dmesg and /var/log/messages show nothing
Comment 1 Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams 2008-02-06 07:54:59 EST
Those drivers are not provided by Fedora.
Comment 2 John Curcio 2008-02-06 11:20:22 EST
:-) I waited weeks to see if this would get fixed and the day I finally post the
problem is the day newer advanced drivers get posted ... and sure enough, fixed
the problem! :-) Timing is everything!

Please close this issue as fixed by the latest versions of drivers.

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