Dienstag, 7. Juni 2011

OpenGL pipeline works with the i915 open-source drivers

Recently I updated my i945GM based notebook to Fedora-15 (mesa 7.11 pre-release) and gave the java2d-OpenGL pipeline a try again.

To my surprise, it worked:
jconsole -J-Dsun.java2d.opengl=True
OpenGL pipeline enabled for default config on screen 0
i915_program_error: Exceeded max nr indirect texture lookups (6 out of 4)
i915_program_error: Unsupported opcode: DDX

Its still dog-slow and crashes every now and then - but it clearly shows things are improving in the open-source opengl driver world. The OpenGL pipeline seems to be a rather tough beast, as it requires lots of extension/feature and even the proprietary nvidia driver break it from time to time.

1 Kommentar:

cl333r hat gesagt…

Hi,
Intel's drivers became a lot better in the last few weeks as they introduced a lot of new fast & cool stuff, in case you didn't follow the news:

www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=OTU0MQ