jerky opengl, nvidia drivers

Louis LeBlanc FreeBSD at
Tue Jan 11 08:20:13 PST 2005

On 01/11/05 06:01 PM, zork sat at the `puter and typed:
> To get accelerated OpenGL, i installed Nvidia's drivers
> for my Geforce4 MX 440 on a FreeBSD 5.3-release machine.
> The problem is, most of the games and apps that use OpenGL
> do not run smoothly - every second or so they would freeze
> for a little while which makes it impossible to enjoy them.
> At first I thought my system could be too slow or something,
> however, this also happens with simple apps, even screensavers.
> What's more, the game Tuxracer runs smoothly without any problems,
> and since it's a pretty fancy one, i guess that rules
> out system performance.
> Does anybody have a clue as to what could be causing this?

Are you loading the glx module in your Xorg config?

Louis LeBlanc               FreeBSD at
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