From: John Stone (
Date: Fri Feb 27 2009 - 18:15:37 CST

  My guess is that your system update broke
Do you get errors from 'glxinfo' on your machine? If so,
I'd suggest immediately reinstalling your graphics drivers,
as whatever package update you did seems to have damaged the
OpenGL part of the graphics driver install.

  John Stone

On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 01:12:02AM +0100, FyD wrote:
> Dear All,
> I use vmd 1.8.6-64bits under fedora 10/Intel Core2 duo. VMD worked
> perfectly until... today: I guess I updated a library using the
> automatic system update...
> I now get the following error message in the X-terminal:
> Info) Multithreading available, 2 CPUs detected.
> Info) Free system memory: 3442MB (86%)
> ERROR) Could not create OpenGL rendering context-> Exiting...
> Info) VMD for LINUXAMD64, version 1.8.6 (April 6, 2007)
> Info) Unable to create OpenGL window.
> and then, all is closed...
> I found nothing about this problem related to VMD in google.
> Any idea of the problem ?
> thanks,
> regards, Francois

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