I'm running the Freespace 2 port on Linux
(2.4.19-pre10, GCC 3.1, XFree86 4.2) and on a Matrox
G400. The game works but message texts are displayed as
solid boxes so that the texts can not be read. This
happens both in the main screen (the hangar) and during
gameplay when someone (like the flight instructor) says
something. During gameplay not only the texts are shown
as a boxes but while texts are displayed some of the
HUD elements are displayed as solid boxes as well.
I've attached a screenshot showing ingame problems.
also "too bright" lines on the top of the ingame image.
They also appear
in the middle of the screen in some occasions.
These problems do not occur when using software rendering.
I have contacted the programmers who have done the port
and they think this is a driver problem.