Re: OpenGL & G400
"Thomas E. Vaughan" wrote:
> For the latest debs I need to use at least 2.4.0-test9 for
> hardware-accelerated OpenGL, and it only works with the stock XF4 mga 2D
> driver (instead of the binary driver from Matrox). Also, I am using 16
> bpp, but I have seen reports that you can get it to work with 24 bpp if you
> tell it to use 32 bpp internally.
Now, this explains a lot! I didn't try this combination eariler. I was
to get hardware acceleration, but only as the root user.
This is strange because I have
section in my XF86Config-4 file.
> Right. This is why I was unable to use the binary driver from Matrox. Try
> using the stock driver that comes with the debs. Unfortunately, however, I
> am guessing that you won't be able to do dual-head in that case.
I guess that I'll switch to Matrox driver to use the dual head
and wait until they catch up with the newer DRM in the kernel. I don't
time to play games anymore :). But it's nice to know that Linux can run
Thanks a lot for your help.
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