[SDL] Re: Weirdness with SDL_GetVideoInfo and Joystick
Mark <line72> Dillavou
mlists at charter.net
Thu Aug 26 10:51:01 PDT 2004
On Thu, 2004-08-26 at 07:29, Tyler Olsen wrote:
> > Mostly it is just X11. The info you dumped tells you what the SDL
> > graphics routines have to work with. If you use OpenGL, then you get to
> > use all the neat things on your video card. Try running glxinfo to find
> > out what you really have available. If that doesn't show all you video
> > card goodies then you don't have your video card properly configured.
> > Bob Pendleton
> Hmm, I see. Well I don't use OpenGL for this program (at least not yet).
> glxinfo displays a bunch of stuff that I'm not going to copy over unless
> someones wants me to, but it does say:
> OpenGL vendor string: ATI Technologies Inc.
> OpenGL renderer string: RADEON 9700 Generic
> OpenGL version string: 1.3 (X4.3.0-3.9.0)
if you run glxinfo | grep direct
and it prints:
direct rendering: Yes
then your opengl drivers are setup correctly
> And since I don't have a Radeon 9700 I guess its setup incorrectly. :(
> Oh well, I guess I have to (yet again) attempt to configure those damn
> ATI drivers succesfully. That doesn't solve the joystick problem though.
> Thanks for the help
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