I experience "reliable" lockups on my red hat es4 and an ATI 9500 card,
using ATI's propriatory drivers.
I dont think fgfs is at fault, I just believe that because that's my
only OpenGL application (apart from the "gears") that runs for > 1
minute at a time.
(I can still ssh to the machine and see fgfs running at 100% cpu, but
attempts to kill it or even shutdown the machine always greet me with a
Jonathan Hepburn wrote:
> On 5/17/06, Curtis L. Olson <curt0001@...> wrote:
>> Total computer lockups usually point to an issue with your hardware,
>> drivers, or underlying OS. Modern operating systems and hardware should
>> never allow an application to completely hang the computer, so when that
>> happens, it's usually an indication of a problem with the host computer.
> "Should"? I'm sorry, but I'm far too cynical to take "should" as
> definitive of _anything_. I suspect that hardware (particularly with
> the climate I live in) or drivers are at fault, but I would like to
> track down which. I would like to know why only certain aircraft have
> done this, and why they do it reliably: Every time, and after
> approximately the same period of time. Presumably, there are
> commonalities between the aircraft, such as YASIM/whatever, as Dene
> suggested, or something similar. When I have the time, I will look
> into that.
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