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Re: [debian-sparc] Re: Direct rendering: No


On Tue, 6 Jul 2004, David S. Miller wrote:

> On Tue, 6 Jul 2004 22:50:53 +0200 (CEST)
> Erwann Abalea <erwann.abalea@certplus.com> wrote:
> > What have I done wrong? What can I do to have hardware 3D acceleration
> > again with my Creator3D FFB1? (except reverting back to stable)
> In order to add support for the render extension of xfree86
> (ie. get nice fonts like everyone else) the DRM support had
> to be dropped.

Well. One of the reasons I upgraded to testing was to try to get rendered
fonts, to have a better display (it works well, and it's really nicer,

> The creator3d is such a crappy chip, no texturing capabilities
> at all for example, that it's not the end of the world. :-)

Sure, but for non texturing (i.e. wireframe draws and 'plain' colors),
it's much better than pure software.
Is the DRM/Render exclusion still valid for an Elite3D card? It seems that
on my Ultra2, the XFree86 driver will be the sunffb one, wether I have a
Creator or an Elite card.

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