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Re: Some annoying problems with ATi Radeon 7200!

On Mit, 2002-11-13 at 23:30, Manuel Bilderbeek wrote: 
> Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > On Die, 2002-11-12 at 20:41, Manuel Bilderbeek wrote:
> >>How can it be so little while having 32MB of videoRAM?
> > 
> > The amount of memory available for textures is the total amount of video
> > RAM minus the amount occupied by the front, back and depth buffers and
> > the pixmap cache. In your case, approximately
> > 
> > 32*1024*1024 - 4*1600*1200*4
> But during a TuxRacer game the resolution is a lot lower... Or doesn't 
> that make a difference?

No, the DRI uses static shared buffers so far, hence they need to be as
big as the virtual screen.

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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