[SDL] Can´t Init SDL : no available video device

Patrick McFarland unknown at panax.com
Mon Jan 13 00:30:01 PST 2003


On 12-Jan-2003, Aleksandar Mihajlovic wrote:
> I´m running a debian linux with Xfree86 Server and KDE.
> 
> I´ve set the environment variable SDL_VIDEODRIVER=x11
> 
> Is anyone familiar with that error message and what to do about it?

Make sure you are using the sdl that comes with debian, libsdl1.2debian-all-*
(* being all, arts, esd, or oss.) Also, dont set an environment variable for 
the driver if you are going to use the x11 driver: its already default.

-- 
Patrick "Diablo-D3" McFarland || unknown at panax.com
"Computer games don't affect kids; I mean if Pac-Man affected us as kids, we'd 
all be running around in darkened rooms, munching magic pills and listening to
repetitive electronic music." -- Kristian Wilson, Nintendo, Inc, 1989
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