[SDL] HW overlays

Ryan C. Gordon icculus at clutteredmind.org
Wed Jul 10 15:52:01 PDT 2002

> Hi I am trying to use HW_SURFACE to display some
> video.  I have a GForce 2 GTS gfx card with the latest
> nvidia drivers on a Red Hat 7.2 system.  This should
> have HW overlay capabilites.  The hw_available flag in
> the SDL_VideoInfo structure returned from
> SDL_GetVideoInfo() is always set to 0. Do I need to
> install something else to enable this capability?
> When I call SetVideoMode with with either HW_SURFACE
> or SW_SURFACE I see no difference in performance.



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