GZDoom black screen on title screen and menus

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GZDoom black screen on title screen and menus

Post by ReFracture »

Hey there.

Relevant specs out of the way:
Slackware Linux 15 (-current)
GeForce RTX 3070, proprietary nvidia drivers
GZDoom 4.7.0, using the 64 bit .deb compiled and hosted at https://zdoom.org/downloads

I recently updated my graphics driver to 470.74, the latest release for Linux. In doing so GZDoom started rendering a black screen when full screen whenever on the title screen and whenever the menu or the console is open. Alt+enter didn't work but opening the console and blindly entering vid_fullscreen false gets me windowed and everything seems to be working properly.
The behavior was the same with both OpenGL and Vulkan renderers.

Anyway, rolling back to the driver version prior, 470.63.01 sorts it.

I don't know if this is just related to an nvidia bug in the latest driver that they will fix or if they changed something that won't be getting changed back later.. who knows, just wanted to let you guys know.


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