Please modify your OpenGL using games to use opengl-games-utils

Nils Philippsen nphilipp at
Fri Sep 28 16:26:16 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-09-25 at 14:18 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> Gérard Milmeister wrote:
> > On Tue, 2007-09-25 at 13:50 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> >> This is esp. important for the Games Live DVD, as there people will
> >> not have 
> >> those other <beep> drivers available.
> > I wonder if it makes any sense to include OpenGL games in such a Games
> > Live DVD, that does not provide <beep> drivers.
> Yes it does, as OpenGL games will work fine on all integrated intel graphics 
> (lots of systems) and on all pre r5xx radeons (quite a few systems).

Unfortunately not:

> And who knows, with Fedora 9 we might have radeon 3d support over the whole 
> line, and nouveau 3d support for nvidea cards, and yes then we still want to 
> have this check, as there will always be some unsupported cards.

BTW: I've looked at the (F7) version of the script. Does it work with
AIGLX desktops? AFAICS, accelerated 3d should work there, but this is
indirect rendering and glxinfo should give "direct rendering: No". Then
there's the issue of proprietary 3D drivers completely bypassing the
DRI/DRM infrastructure.

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