View Full Version : [ubuntu] what happened

July 2nd, 2010, 02:06 AM
Hello, I was just trying to play a game a few minutes ago and i got a window telling me that my graphics card was running on low graphics, and it told me to choose weather to continue running on low graphics, to configure my graphics card, or to quit.

I tried to reconfigure (bad choice) and my screen went blank. Then, it showed a command line. I didn't want to use the power button, so i spent twenty minutes trying to depict a shutdown or restart command.

1. What happened?

2. What do I do if it happens again?


July 2nd, 2010, 02:08 AM
Ctrl+alt+prtscrn then type REUIB to soft restart. Try resetting your graphics card while not playing the game. What card are you using and what type of computer?

July 2nd, 2010, 02:13 AM
i'm not exactly sure, it it is a gateway laptop and the model number is mt6705

its a Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Up to 224 MB of Shared Video Memory (when 512 MB or more system memory present)