Re: How big will the 32-bit chroot end up being? What goes in these days?
Am Samstag 28 Januar 2006 23:20 schrieb Corey Hickey:
> Gian Domeni Calgeer wrote:
> >>Not quite that bad. There is no need for the xserver for example,
> >>as the 32-bit processes have no problem talking to the 64-bit server.
> > "No problem" is an overstatement. Normal things work well, but 3D
> > acceleration doesn't work if a 32-bit prgram is connected to a 64-bit
> > X-server. This means for instance that I can't play gl-117 because the
> > 64-bit version segfaults and the 32-bit version has no 3D acceleration...
> That's not necessarily true. I don't know what kind of video setup you
> have, but with an nvidia card and the nvidia-glx-ia32 package I am able
> to use 32-bit programs with 3-D acceleration just fine -- either in a
> chroot or with ia32-libs.
I'm using an Asus Radeon 9250 GE with the free Radeon driver from Tungsten
Graphics and X.org 6.9. As far as I remeber I read somewhere that this bug
will be fixed soon so maybe I should upgrade my 32-bit system.