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Re: Nouveau

On Tue, 12 Oct 2010 22:27:39 +0200, David Baron wrote:

> I am running a kernel using Nouveau on an nvidia pci-express
> card. Seems to me games like penguin racer and such should run fine on
> this (even if not as well as with the proprietary nvidia drivers). They
> run, however, as if there were no direct rendering at all. Even chromium
> which ran fine on my old system using a junk Matrox card bugs down here.
> Nouveau's bootup sequence says DRI active.
> Man page list three options for the driver and I let them all default.

As Sven points out, there is no current support for 3D in Nuvó driver 
(there is, but is very experimental and probably highly unstable¹).

Should you want to play with 3D programs/applications, just install 
nvidia driver.

¹ http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/GalliumHowto



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