Re: etch RC1 installer
For my veryvery important and extremely sophisticated calculations I do
download libmotif and then I burn some CPU time on my precious amd64 to
compile it and then I install it.
apt-src install libmotif***
fakeroot debian/rules binary
Þann Miðvikudagur 13 desember 2006 17:44 skrifaði Francesco Pietra:
> Hi Len, Hi all:
> I do use openGL for my molecular mechanics software
> and with the etch RC1 installation I got it working
> better than on previous use of nvidia drivers. Even in
> combination with povray-3.6 (provided the official
> package from povray is used; with the debian package
> 3.6 of povray I had troubles). Perhaps also because
> now I use gnome. I merely downloaded from unstable
> libmotif3_2.2.3-1.5.deb and installed it on my i386
> etch (I am talking here about i386; on the amd64
> machine I do mechanical/quantum/chemical computation
> only, so that I have not yet got X). The libmotif on
> etch does not afford support to openGL on my system.
> Not even before when I used nvidia drivers. In fact, I
> did the same as aboveon previous use of nvidia
> drivers, although I had glx installed. Probably I had
> a faulty installation. Now everything is fine.
> No, I never play motion-picture, no time and I don't
> like it on the small screen. And the great time of
> motion-pictures is over.
> francesco pietra
> --- Lennart Sorensen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 11:25:56PM -0800, Francesco
> > Pietra wrote:
> > > Thank you for answering, though my point was to
> > where
> > > learning as this my new installation without
> > nvidia
> > > works. Why should I install nvidia when it works
> > > perfectly and very speedy? Finally, everything was
> > > done through official debian and I suppose they
> > know
> > > how to do.
> > The nvidia binary driver does DRI openGL. The free
> > driver is 2D only.
> > I also believe the free driver doesn't do video
> > playback acceleration
> > while the binary one does. Of course if you never
> > play video or use any
> > opengl programs, then there is no reason to use the
> > binary driver.
> > --
> > Len Sorensen
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