I found this on the Java3D list. It seems to have fixed my problem with X crashing. http://swjscmail1.java.sun.com/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind0203&L=java3d-interest&F =&S=&P=8075 Jason On Friday 15 March 2002 02:00 pm, Ricardo Mantilla wrote: > Hi Doug, > > I am running into a similar kind of problem with my Java3D. Although my > X server does't crash it crashes the JVM. > > Could you be more specific on the configuration you are using. I'd like > to know the results of running these comands on your machine > > XFree86 -version > rpm -q NVIDIA_kernel > rpm -q NVIDIA_GLX > > Thanks, > Ricardo > > Doug Lindholm wrote: > >Been there, done that. I have a NVIDIA TNT2 card on my RedHat 7.2 box at > >home. I'm using the latest Java3D (1.3beta1) from Blackdown. I don't > >recall exactly what I did but I think it only involved installing the > >latest XFree86 4.x and the latest nvidia driver. It works now with > >accelerated 3D. Let me know if you continue to have problems and I'll > >look into the details. > > > >Good Luck, > >Doug > > > >"Kevin L. Manross" wrote: > >>Is anyone out there succesfully running VisAD and/or Java3D on RedHat > >>Linux 7.x? (ie. without your X server crashing upon exiting a java3D > >>app - including VisAD) If you are, could you please let me know: > >> > >>1) What version of XFree86 you are running > >>2) What type of video card you have > >>3) Whether you are running the Java3d for Linux from Blackdown.org or > >> not 4) Anything you know about the Mesa patch you may be using > >> > >>If you could let me know as many of these as possible (offline) i would > >>greatly appreciate it! Chris Burghart has done so by building his own > >>XFree86, but i'm not that whippy. > >> > >>Thanks again! > >> > >>-kevin.