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I have read every GL related post on this site. Any of the OpenGL screensavers are very 'stuttery'. You can practically see each frame refreshing. How do I configure OpenGL? I have googled, but the articles & questions usually start at specifics of getting it to work with Nvidia.
My kernel is 2.4.20-8
Video card: ATI mobility 128.
From what I've read, I know that GL is on my machine in some shape of form.
I ran glxinfo and got a lot of output. If its asked for I'll post it. The only interesting thing it think was
direct rendering: no
But anyway, thanks in advance. I'd like to play tuxracer especially
glxgears (when running in the small default window) gives me...
Xlib: extension "XFree86-DRI" missing on display ":0.0".
635 frames in 5.0 seconds = 127.000 FPS (this is the average of the outputs +/- 50FPS).
I should also mention that this is a laptop display. I've just been looking at the xfreeconfig, and the display is a generic laptop display panel. The driver seems to be bang on, but the display info is vague?
The display driver supplied with a given notebook has been customized for:
* the built-in flat panel display
* any other graphics or video options installed in that specific computer.
As a result of these customizations, ATI Customer Care is unable to offer drivers for notebooks.
We recommend that you:
* use the driver supplied with your notebook computer, or,
* obtain a driver update from the manufacturer of your notebook computer.
320mb, I'll try that when my download is finished and reboot.
320mb, I tried that, but It made no difference. (As far as tuxracer is concerned anyway).
I changed my display config from the generic one to "Dell 1400 X 1050 Laptop Display", and everything works the same. No better, no worse.
I tried to find the res of the game, but couldnt get any verbose output. No config files for tuxracer to be found either. The game is in a little screen just over half the size of my display so I'd estimate around 800 x 600.
And no, I don't get any 3d working without lagging. Maybe it is a GL config thing then.
you say you dont have DRI. that means you don't have 3D acceleration, so any graphical software will run quite slow.
I have an ATI radeon 9000, and without DRI tuxracer gave me a framerate of about 1fps. really not playable. after i got the driver for my videocard working, i did have DRI, and all graphicall software is running MUCH faster.
So i don't think you should search for the solution in the openGL stuff. It's your videodriver which isn't working right. Does your XFREE log say anything about DRI?