[Mesa-dev] Some questions about nouveau classic driver

Francisco Jerez currojerez at riseup.net
Thu Sep 9 04:59:25 PDT 2010

son_of_the_osiris at interia.pl writes:

>  Hi.  I have running linux on my very old machine with nv17 card and I
> am impressed that kde4 with nouveau driver work so fast. I am also
> curious about few things:
> 1. In nvfx was implemented sot so long time ago a new 2d engine. It
> wil be ported to classic dri driver too ?
Maybe someday, if it ever proves to be useful for the classic driver,
right now I'm not a big fan of increasing the 2d code complexity code by
a 300% with a dubious benefit.

> 2. Will be added support for s3tc ?
Sure, it will at some point, but I can't tell you specific dates.

> 3. What extensons are missing ? - I cannot run my favorite game Max
> Payne with wine.... :(
'glxinfo' would answer that.

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