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Old 12-22-02, 07:19 AM   #1
lmarvin
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Question how to check 3d (glx)

probably a stupid question, but how can i check if glx is actually working ?
is it that simple, that if glxgears isn't runnin glx itself isn't ok ?
and what is the output of glxinfo tellin me ?
what do i have to look for ?

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Old 12-22-02, 10:19 AM   #2
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Do something like this on a shell under X11:

> glxinfo | grep render
direct rendering: Yes
OpenGL renderer string: GeForce2 MX/AGP/SSE/3DNOW!


If "direct rendering" is "No" you don't have hardware accelerated rendering, probably using the software renderer from Mesa.

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