Subject: Re: video acceleration
To: tech-userlevel <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.org>
From: Bruce J.A. Nourish <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/07/2004 23:39:26
On Sun, Mar 07, 2004 at 10:12:57PM -0800, Dave wrote:
> On Sun, 7 Mar 2004, Bruce J.A. Nourish wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 07, 2004 at 08:43:26PM -0800, Dave wrote:
> > >
> > > Lately I've wanted to do some heavier graphical stuff on my NetBSD
> > > machinery. I can't seem to figure out what must be done to use the full
> > > capabilities of my card (Radeon 7000)
> > Presumably you are talking about XFree86 DRI/DRM; in which case, join
> > the club :-)
> Hmm.. I'm not sure. This merry chase started when I found
> games/foobilliard and I thought "hmm, I'd like to play a game of
> billiards". The performance was horrible.
Sounds familiar. This is probably symptomatic of the OpenGL software
rendering that occurs in the absence of DRI.
> Ugh. Anyone else fluent in this?
No-one has stepped up to the plate yet, in spite of a several hundred
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