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Re: google-earth problem



On Sunday 28 September 2008, Robert wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>> Greetings all;
>>
>> I hadn't run GoogleEarth in a couple of months, and when I try to run it
>> now, I'm getting this message:
>>
>> [~]# googleearth
>> do_wait: drmWaitVBlank returned -1, IRQs don't seem to be working
>> correctly. Try running with LIBGL_THROTTLE_REFRESH and LIBL_SYNC_REFRESH
>> unset. ^C
>>
>> And its hung on the initial postcard sized window until I ctl-c it.
>>
>> Anybody have a clue?  Machine is F8, ATI 9200SE with radeon driver, AMD
>> XP-2800, uptodate as of an hour ago.
>
>Not exactly but I had to back down to Googleearth 4.2.0205.5730, built
>Nov. 13, 2007 on this CentOS-5, AMD XP 2600+ ATI Radeon 9000 box.  I
>removed the broken version using brute force, downloaded ver 4.2 at
>http://dl.google.com/earth/client/GE4/release_4_2/GoogleEarthLinux.bin
>and haven't looked back.

I nuked the /opt/google-earth directory, pulled the older one, overwriting the 
newer -bin, and installed it.  Same error.  Are there any libs hidden away 
someplace else?

Thanks.

-- 
Cheers, Gene
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