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Old 07-30-2003, 09:54 AM   #1
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Question Nvidia Direct Rendering

I have al little Problem with my Nvidia GLX Acceleration Drivers: They are istalled and seam to work, but glxinfo says:

name of display: :0.0
display: :0 screen: 0
-------> direct rendering: No <----------
server glx vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
server glx version string: 1.3

Why is direct rendering switched "No"??? What can i do to get it switched "Yes"??? Please help me! Thanx
Old 07-30-2003, 04:59 PM   #2
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Is DRI enabled in you /etc/X11/XF86Config file and is the mode set? It should look like:

Section "DRI"
	Mode 0666

Old 07-31-2003, 10:27 PM   #3
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you can have DRI in nvidia? i thought you could only have it in all cards except nvidia. i think i saw somewhere that you shouldnt use DRI w/ nvidia, but i dunno.
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DRI is enabled in my /etc/X11/XF86Config and the mode is correct too.
hmmm no DRI for Nvidia?? I dont know. I use winex-gui and every time i run it it says hey DRI is no enabled so some games wont work.

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Old 08-08-2003, 04:37 AM   #5
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Reading the instructions (the beeeg PDF manual) about the linux drivers from NVidia, in the section about editing yer XF86config file, iy says to change the "driver" entry to

Driver "nvidia"

in the "Device" section and to remove the lines

Load "DRI"
Load "GLcore"

from the "Modules" section if they exist. This is all I've heard about no DRI with NVidia.

Old 11-04-2003, 08:17 PM   #6
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If you have SuSE 9.0 you can activate 3D by SaX2!

Last edited by mISOk; 11-04-2003 at 08:55 PM.


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