[LUNI] ATI mobility question
glane at frognet.net
Mon Mar 4 11:02:04 CST 2002
On Sun, 2002-03-03 at 19:03, Stephen Boulet wrote:
> I seem to have it running, but I'm only getting 247 frames per second with
> glxgears. That's not enough to play tuxracer.
That sounds like a lot!
Try gears from the xscreensaver package. It has an -fps switch. I get
about 45 fps on my laptop and can play Quake3, Tuxracer, etc. just fine.
> Anyone know if that sounds right?
> -- Stephen
> On Friday 01 March 2002 02:43 pm, you wrote:
> > Xfree 4.2 should support 2d and I think 3d hardware acceleration for your
> > laptop using the rage 128 driver included with it. I'd check the Xfree86
> > config file to see if your distro didn't already correctly configure it for
> > you and I'd check the Xfree86 log file to see if X detected everything ok.
> > Utah-glx doesn't support the rage 128 family, only the rage pro series. DRI
> > project does support the rage 128 and can be found at
> > http://dri.sourceforge.net/ I think thier drivers are included with Xfree
> > 4. Oh yah both Utah-glx and DRI are for 3d acceleration.
> > On Fri, 1 Mar 2002 09:36:51 -0600, Keith T. Garner said:
> > > On Thu, Feb 28, 2002 at 08:31:06, Stephen Boulet said:
> > > > Hi. I have an "ATI 3D Rage Mobility-P 128-bit graphic accelerator, 8MB
> > > > SGRAM standard, resolution up to 1280 x 1024" in my laptop.
> > >
> > > Is that an IBM Thinkpad A-series?
> > >
> > > > Does anyone know if this has any hardware acceleration in XFree 4.2?
> > > > If so,what do I have to do to enable it?
> > >
> > > I don't know the answer either way, but you probably want to start
> > > reading at http://utah-glx.sourceforge.net/
> > >
> > > Keith
> > >
> > > --
> > > Keith T. Garner
> > > kgarner at kgarner.com The whole problem with the world is that fools and
> > > fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of
> > > doubts. --Bertrand Russell
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