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Re: list of compiz/aiglx compatible cards?



On 08/21/06 12:10 -0400 Kristian H??gsberg wrote:
> Sam Folk-Williams wrote:
> >Is any one aware of a list of cards that are known to work with the compiz
> >bling? For example, my radeon 7000 works enough to see the effects, but the
> >right 1/4 of the monitor disappears :(. The Nvidia GeForce 440 does not 
> >work
> >at all. 
> >
> >If anyone can point me to something that'd be great
> 
> We have a list here:
> 
>   http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/RenderingProject/aiglx
> 
> Nvidia cards are not going to work, the open driver does not support 3d. 
> There's the nouveau.freedesktop.org project that's working on making this 
> happen, but they still have a long way to go.  As for ATI, r100 - r300 
> should work, but there's an issue with maximum texture size.  We're trying 
> to find a way to fix this, but for now, dropping the attached drirc in /etc 
> is a way to work around the problem.  The locking problem for matrox cards 
> mentioned on the page was fixed recently and I've backported the patch to 
> rawhide, it should show up tomorrow - it affects the xserver and the matrox 
> driver rpms. That said matrox cards are still very much untested with aiglx 
> and compiz, in particular they seem to also have the maximum texture size 
> problem.
Thanks Kristian,

I'm not sure what gen my radeon 7000 is, will confirm that tonight. I'll try
out the drirc file. What kind of symptoms would you see with the maximum
texture size issue?

Sam

> 
> cheers,
> Kristian

> <driconf>
>   <device screen="0" driver="radeon">
>     <application name="all">
>       <option name="allow_large_textures" value="2" />
>     </application>
>   </device>
> </driconf>

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