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Not Enough space error

Postby DrewGibsonGaming » Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:52 am

Im sure you have had this issue many times before
I am using windows 7
I have Nvidia GeForce GT 520M
I get to the stage of loading scenery then the program closes
The command Prompt tells me tht there is a exception in the main loop.Aborting...
Possible cause:Not enough space
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Re: Not Enough space error

Postby Gijs » Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:53 am


Yes, we've seen that error a lot. Luckily there is an easy solution: ... Technology

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Re: Not Enough space error

Postby yoelitox » Fri Aug 24, 2012 6:56 pm

Hi, could somebody give a hand? I having the same problem " not enough space... " FG v 2.0.0, v2.6.0, v2.6.0.1 and any of 2.8.0 does not runs in my pc. ( I have a lapto, dual core, win7- ultimate- 32 bit , 1.50 gbz, 2GB memory and all drivers and procesors are Intel. ) I dont have NVIDIA or ATI.
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Re: Not Enough space error

Postby islandmonkey » Sat Aug 25, 2012 6:00 pm

Your graphics card is not powerful enough to run FlightGear. Try starting FG up with --prop:/sim/rendering/shaders/quality-level=0 and see what happens.
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