[arch-general] Some problems with a dell mini
andrea.crotti.0 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 18 07:25:47 EDT 2010
Alexander Duscheleit <jinks at archlinux.us> writes:
> direct rendering is always "Yes" these days, because mesa includes a
> software render which makes you CPU do all the work.
> try: glxinfo | grep "^OpenGL"
> here's what I get on my Intel Laptop:
> OpenGL vendor string: Tungsten Graphics, Inc
> OpenGL renderer string: Mesa DRI Intel(R) 945GM GEM 20100328 2010Q1
> x86/MMX/SSE2 OpenGL version string: 1.4 Mesa 7.8.2
> and here's what you SHOULDN'T get (from a VM with cirrus-vga):
> jinks at edultsp:~$ glxinfo | grep direct
> direct rendering: Yes
> jinks at edultsp:~$ glxinfo | grep OpenGL
> OpenGL vendor string: Mesa Project
> OpenGL renderer string: Software Rasterizer
> OpenGL version string: 2.1 Mesa 7.7.1
> OpenGL shading language version string: 1.20
> (Note, that it still supports direct rendering, but uses the Software
So then yes it doesn't work as expected.
Following the guide online in theory it should work also with hal and
dbus running (with intel-dri).
Maybe I'll try a xorg.conf to see if it works or not, if anyone has one
working with 3D for a dell mini it would be great...
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