[SDL] Can't set any OpenGL video mode on OpenSUSE 10.1 64 bit

karx11erx karx11erx at hotmail.com
Sat Sep 16 16:11:23 PDT 2006


Stephane Marchesin <stephane.marchesin <at> wanadoo.fr> writes:

> 
> Torsten Giebl wrote:
> > Hello !
> >
> >
> >   
> >> What is telling you I am not using the ATI drivers?
> >>     
> >
> >
> > When you would use the commercial ATI drivers there should
> > be written something like ATI Radeon x800 ... or something like
> > that. As Mesa is only emulating OpenGL with a Software Renderer.
> >
> >   
> Except if he's running Xgl. But I suppose you get what you deserve for 
> doing so :)
> 
> Stephane
> 

Afaik MESA can emulate OpenGL with software rendering, but will use hardware
acceleration if available.

I wouldn't know how to make my Linux installation use the ATI drivers if it
doesn't already - I've done all I could do (i.e. install the drivers from ATI's
Linux driver page).





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