From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Sun Aug 21 2005 - 06:05:53 CDT

On Sat, 20 Aug 2005 22:43:55 -0400 Bob Johnson wrote:


please try looking through the mailing list archives at:

this issue has come up before and there were several
possible reasons, IIRC.

best regards,

> Hello everyone,
> I just installed Fedora 4 and am trying to run VMD. However, upon running VMD
> the VMD main console briefly flashes on the screen and then disappears. It
> seems that VMD crashes as soon as it is opened. No error is displayed in the
> shell. I am using an ATI Radeon 9800 video card. Does anyone know how to fix
> this?
> Thanks,
> Bob Johnson

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