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Re: OGL for Indy

To: bebarker@meginc.com (Brandon Barker)
Subject: Re: OGL for Indy
From: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2001 03:34:04 +0000 (GMT)
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com ('linux-mips')
In-reply-to: <01020121311700.01655@localhost.localdomain> from "Brandon Barker" at Feb 01, 2001 09:31:17 PM
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
> one for XFree86.  This means I may have to buy IRIX, though I would much 
> rather use Linux.  Why has SGI not provided the necessary specs/code for 3d 
> (open GL in this case?) acceleration?

They have to a few people at least. However you should understand that the
direct render/context switch stuff aside the Indy is just a glorified drawing
machine for solid triangles. Its old. What was in its time awesome technology
is no longer.

Alan


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