[Mesa-dev] How to disable GPU acceleration?

Dave Airlie airlied at gmail.com
Sun Feb 20 19:01:42 PST 2011

> a. When you say "The X server libGLcore doesn't exist anymore, it now loads
> hw drivers like the client side. So what you want isn't what you think you
> want.".
> Does the Xserver connect to hw driver through "device_dri.so" like the
> client side libGL does? Or is there a different interface?

Yes it load the _dri.so files.

> b. The Mesa src is included in the xserver source @extras/Mesa/src/mesa. How
> is this source being used by xserver? I was guessing that this would be for
> the libGLCore of Xserver.

Not sure where you are getting your X server source code from but I'd
recommend moving to a newer place.

You are either looking at XFree86 or X.org 6.9 neither of which have
been worked on in > 5 years.


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