[SDL] Re: Weirdness with SDL_GetVideoInfo and Joystick
roots at allacrost.org
Thu Aug 26 12:02:11 PDT 2004
$glxinfo | grep direct
direct rendering: Yes
It works......so then what else could be the problem? And glxgears gives
me around 2,500 FPS (although there appears to be some weird glich every
2 seconds or so). Well, at the very least I'm glad to learn that I don't
have to go thru the hell of installing ATI's crappy drivers again.
Bob Pendleton wrote:
> 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 have an ATI card then this is probably correct. It doesn't tell
> you the type of the card, just the name of the render implementation.
> Try running glxgears. It it runs fast, your card is correctly
> configured. The definition of "fast" depends on a lot of factors. I get
> about 900 fps, but, if video synch were enabled I would get about 80.
> Bob Pendleton
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