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RE: FFXI Temporarily Freezes > Xorg 1.7.5 or NVIDIA ?
by Llewellyn Curran on Tuesday March 16th 2010, 11:55
Alright my system is Stock Ubuntu Karmic essentially w/the following:
Nvidia drivers: 185.18.36
Which from what I understand is essentially 185.18.31 with a few modifications
I dont know what to tell you here. However : www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?s=50050df583b43952dc31b67d5d1c3568&t=122606 is the latest thread for Nvidia drivers on linux and they say that "195.36.15" is the current release. I would consider upgrading if maybe something broke in the later version or downgrading to "190.53" if that doesnt fix the issue. worse case scenario is try upgrading Wine to 1.1.40 and see if it was an glitch w/newer video cards.
Another alternative, and obviously I dont know if you have tried this yet is. Create the following file:
1)open a terminal
2)su -c "nano Direct3D.reg"
3)add the following: