[Mesa-users] glFBDev

Brian Paul brianp at vmware.com
Thu Jun 10 14:27:13 PDT 2010

Arvid Picciani wrote:
> Hi,
> i'm trying to try flFBDev.
> http://www.mesa3d.org/glfbdev-driver.html mentions
> progs/fbdev/glfbdevtest.c
> unfortunately, i can't find that in mesa from
> git://anongit.freedesktop.org/mesa/mesa
> which is the only non-tarball source i could find.
> should i get the source from somewhere else?

Yes, the Mesa demo/test programs are now in a separate repository.

git clone git://anongit.freedesktop.org/git/mesa/demos

> Second, did i understand correctly that with the magic of mesa, 
> i can go get an opengl context from a framebuffer, without X, that is
> actually hardware accelerated (on supported hardware) ?

If I understand you correctly, yes, there are several approaches to 
hardware rendering w/out X.  EGL with kernel mode setting, for example.


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