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Re: Good news: no more begging for HW

To: knobi@munich.sgi.com
Subject: Re: Good news: no more begging for HW
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@jenolan.rutgers.edu>
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 1997 14:45:53 -0400
Cc: miguel@nuclecu.unam.mx, offer@sgi.com, linux@morgaine.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <33A6D7CB.4DAA@munich.sgi.com> (message from Martin Knoblauch on Tue, 17 Jun 1997 20:30:36 +0200)
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
   Date: Tue, 17 Jun 1997 20:30:36 +0200
   From: Martin Knoblauch <knobi@munich.sgi.com>

    GE == Geometry engine. The part of the OpenGL pipeline that
   does the 3D transformations, lighting and other FPU intensive
   stuff.

How fast can these suckers assemble components along an interpolated
line?  Is it something like 1 component per clock at 300Mhz?

(some of you might know where that rate comes from, if you do,
 two points for you ;-)

Later,
David "Sparc" Miller
davem@caip.rutgers.edu

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