From: John Stone (
Date: Thu Nov 06 2003 - 15:34:46 CST

Hi Alexandre,
  I suspect this is some incompatibility between the kernel you've got
on 9.1 and the video driver you're using, since it worked before.
Have you succesfully run any other OpenGL programs? If not, that's
the first place to look around.

This should serve as a cautionary tale to others:
  Don't upgrade a machine that works perfectly well without being
willing to debug whatever problems crop up. There are sometimes
problems when you get a new kernel version versus an old video driver,

I've seen this happen to several friends of mine who use
Mandrake, so I suspect this is what has happened to you.


On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 12:59:04PM +0400, Alexandre Vakhrouchev wrote:
> Hi everyone!!
> I faced following problem: VMD session hangs while using it
> on ASUS laptop with Linux Mandrake 9.1 installed. Befor it
> was OK with Red Hat 9.0 on the same node.
> I have ATI Mobility Radeon M6 16M graphical chipset,
> VMD starts and works properly for a while,
> but then it hangs when I resize or perform some
> other operations. VMD sessionblocking all
> system, i have to reboot using ssh-connection
> from other host.
> I think its Mandrake problems, I found it rather
> buggy)))
> Does anybody have ideas why this error occur?
> Best regards,
> Alex

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