From: Oliver Beckstein (
Date: Thu Feb 05 2004 - 12:23:42 CST

Thanks to everyone who replied and especially to the people who suggested
to upgrade my nvidia drivers.

(To my shame a close investigation of /etc/X11/XF86Config showed that I
had played around with highly experimental driver features some time ago
and never reset them to conservative values (especially using AGP and

After updating and sanitizing driver options I am back to (a) workin vmd
and (b) a stable system.


Oliver Beckstein *