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Old 22nd July 2006, 01:43 AM
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Blender display problem in FC5

Attached is a snapshot of blender after yum installing version 2.42. As you can see, the toolbar windows are completely fried and I can't fix them. Any advice? Fedora was completely updated before this happened.

I am using an oldie Radeon 7200 64mb video card.

Is this an OpenGL problem?

Should I be posting on a blender forum instead?

Thanks! I am a newbie.
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Old 22nd July 2006, 03:21 AM
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Hello:
It may your video driver (opengl) issue? Dunno for sure, but I have blender 2..42 installed and do not have a similar issue. I am using Nvidia, however.
You might want to check out the blender site?
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Old 22nd July 2006, 05:11 AM
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I've replaced the 2.42 blender installation with the 2.41 release and now everything works fine. That leads me to believe this is not an opengl problem because both versions use it.
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Old 22nd July 2006, 05:13 AM
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I would really like to use 2.42, so any more help/ideas would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 22nd July 2006, 08:16 AM
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I get the same problem with the FC5-Extras version of blender, using an NVidia graphics card. However, a 2.42 version downloaded directly from www.blender.org works fine. Thus, this problem doesn't seem to be the graphics card directly, although I'd guess it may be due to link-library paths or something (i.e. maybe the Extras version is calling the Mesa GL libs rather than the nvidia accelerated ones). The Extras version shows a lot of display lag (as well as being partly blacked out) which does suggest it's not using hardware acceleration.
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Old 22nd July 2006, 05:48 PM
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I just installed the release off of blender.org and it is working fine. Thanks guys. Too bad about the Extras discrepancy.
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Old 22nd July 2006, 10:01 PM
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Same problem

I had to install from blender.org also. Tried the extras rpm on my desktop system with a nvidia 5500 and nvidia driver, and my laptop which has an ATI Raedon, and both had the same problem as the original poster.
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