display flashing to black when playing..

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display flashing to black when playing..

Post by bamf. » Wed Mar 29, 2006 8:34 pm

I just ran bzflag 2.04 on new computer:

OS: WinXP sp2+
CPU: P4 3.4ghz
Memory: 2gb
Video: ATI Radeon X600 256mb
Monitor: Dell 19" (1907FP) Digital LCD (**Connected to computer via DVI, not VGA)

During gameplay my screen will go black for a split second and then return to the game. It's not minimizing to the desktop, just going black and then coming back, this repeats.

Any ideas?
It's a good idea to always carry two sacks of something when you walk around. That way, if anybody says: Hey, can you give me a hand? You can say: Sorry, got these sacks.

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Post by joevano » Wed Mar 29, 2006 8:51 pm

Check for a new video driver first...

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Post by bamf. » Fri Mar 31, 2006 1:54 pm

I have the latest driver. It seems to be related to the DVI connection, if I connect via VGA, no issues.
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Post by bamf. » Fri Mar 31, 2006 3:11 pm

turned out to be a bad vid card...thx
It's a good idea to always carry two sacks of something when you walk around. That way, if anybody says: Hey, can you give me a hand? You can say: Sorry, got these sacks.

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