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4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/dri-howto.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/dri-howto.xml">
6<title>Hardware 3D Acceleration Guide</title> 6<title>Hardware 3D Acceleration Guide</title>
7<author title="Author"> 7<author title="Author">
16with Xorg in Gentoo Linux. 16with Xorg in Gentoo Linux.
17</abstract> 17</abstract>
18 18
19<license/> 19<license/>
20 20
21<version>1.0.12</version> 21<version>1.0.13</version>
22<date>2005-07-28</date> 22<date>2005-07-30</date>
23 23
24<chapter> 24<chapter>
25<title>Introduction</title> 25<title>Introduction</title>
26<section> 26<section>
27<title>What is hardware 3D acceleration and why do I want it?</title> 27<title>What is hardware 3D acceleration and why do I want it?</title>
61<section> 61<section>
62<title>What is DRI?</title> 62<title>What is DRI?</title>
63<body> 63<body>
64 64
65<p> 65<p>
66The Direct Rendering Infrastructure (<uri 66The <uri link="http://dri.freedesktop.org/wiki/">Direct Rendering
67link="http://dri.sourceforge.net">dri.sourceforge.net</uri>), also known as the 67Infrastructure</uri>, also known as the DRI, is a framework for allowing direct
68DRI, is a framework for allowing direct access to graphics hardware in a safe 68access to graphics hardware in a safe and efficient manner. It includes changes
69and efficient manner. It includes changes to the X server, to several client 69to the X server, to several client libraries and to the kernel. The first major
70libraries and to the kernel. The first major use for the DRI is to create fast 70use for the DRI is to create fast OpenGL implementations.
71OpenGL implementations.
72</p> 71</p>
73 72
74</body> 73</body>
75</section> 74</section>
76<section> 75<section>
87<section> 86<section>
88<title>Purpose</title> 87<title>Purpose</title>
89<body> 88<body>
90 89
91<p> 90<p>
92This guide is for people who can't get direct rendering working with just 91This guide is for people who can't get direct rendering working with just Xorg.
93Xorg. X11-DRM works for 3dfx, gamma, i8x0, matrox, rage128, radeon, mach64 92X11-DRM works for 3dfx, gamma, i8x0, matrox, rage128, radeon, mach64 and sis300
94and sis300 series drivers. See the <uri 93series drivers. See the <uri link="http://dri.freedesktop.org/">DRI
95link="http://dri.sourceforge.net">DRI homepage</uri> for more info and 94homepage</uri> for more info and documentation.
96documentation.
97</p> 95</p>
98 96
99</body> 97</body>
100</section> 98</section>
101<section> 99<section>
319<section> 317<section>
320<title>Do the CVS sources support your card?</title> 318<title>Do the CVS sources support your card?</title>
321<body> 319<body>
322 320
323<p> 321<p>
324Check the DRI <uri 322Check the DRI <uri link="http://dri.freedesktop.org/wiki/Status">supported
325link="http://dri.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/moin.cgi/Status">supported cards
326list</uri> to see if the CVS supports your card. Even if it doesn't, but it 323cards list</uri> to see if the CVS supports your card. Even if it doesn't, but
327supports a similar card, try it. 324it supports a similar card, try it.
328</p> 325</p>
329 326
330<!-- I see a couple of 8x AGP stuff on the Internet about vanilla 2.4 kernels; 327<!-- I see a couple of 8x AGP stuff on the Internet about vanilla 2.4 kernels;
331 is this now available or not? I've commented it out for the time being, 328 is this now available or not? I've commented it out for the time being,
332 hoping that this doesn't affect us :) 329 hoping that this doesn't affect us :)
357<title>Follow the CVS Instructions</title> 354<title>Follow the CVS Instructions</title>
358<body> 355<body>
359 356
360<p> 357<p>
361The DRI project has a document about CVS compiling themselves. Please read <uri 358The DRI project has a document about CVS compiling themselves. Please read <uri
362link="http://dri.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/moin.cgi/Building">the document</uri> 359link="http://dri.freedesktop.org/wiki/Building">the document</uri> and follow
363and follow the instructions up to the <e>Installing for X.org</e> part. 360the instructions up to the <e>Installing for X.org</e> part.
364</p> 361</p>
365 362
366</body> 363</body>
367</section> 364</section>
368<section> 365<section>
442 ... 439 ...
443EndSection 440EndSection
444</pre> 441</pre>
445 442
446<p> 443<p>
447If you want to set even more features, check out the <uri 444If you want to set even more features, check out the <uri
445link="http://dri.freedesktop.org/wiki/FeatureMatrix">feature matrix</uri> on
446the DRI web site or the <uri
448link="http://dri.sourceforge.net/doc/dri_driver_features.phtml">features 447link="http://dri.sourceforge.net/doc/dri_driver_features.phtml">features
449listing</uri> on the DRI Web site. 448listing</uri> on Sourceforge.
450</p> 449</p>
451 450
452</body> 451</body>
453</section> 452</section>
454</chapter> 453</chapter>
563<title>References</title> 562<title>References</title>
564<section> 563<section>
565<body> 564<body>
566 565
567<ol> 566<ol>
568 <li>http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic.php?t=46681</li> 567 <li><uri>http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic.php?t=46681</uri></li>
569 <li>http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic.php?t=29264</li> 568 <li><uri>http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic.php?t=29264</uri></li>
570 <li>http://dri.sourceforge.net/</li> 569 <li><uri>http://dri.freedesktop.org/</uri></li>
571 <li>http://www.retinalburn.net/linux/dri_status.html</li> 570 <li><uri>http://www.retinalburn.net/linux/dri_status.html</uri></li>
572</ol> 571</ol>
573 572
574</body> 573</body>
575</section> 574</section>
576</chapter> 575</chapter>

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