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Old 06-14-2004, 06:40 AM   #1
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Hardware acceleration


Can someone tell me where i can enable my hardware accelaration in RedHat 9.0.

I can't install a game and people tell me thats the problem,

Old 06-14-2004, 06:55 AM   #2
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I'm not much of an expert on Linux, but did you install the correct display drivers for your graphics card, otherwise try visiting the vendor of your card and installing the drivers.
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ok, gonna try that.

i'll let you know if i have more problems
Old 06-14-2004, 08:34 AM   #4
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try glxinfo and look at "direct rendering", when set to "NO" your hw-accel is disabled.

under XFree4 check /etc/X11/XF86config:

Section "Module"
Load "glx"
Load "dri"


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