State of Linux graphics

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at
Wed Aug 31 06:55:54 PDT 2005

On 8/31/05, Eric Anholt <eta at> wrote:
> "So it ends up that the hardware EXA works on is the same hardware we
> already had existing OpenGL drivers for."  No.  See, for example, the nv
> or i128 driver ports, both completed in very short timeframes.

Is i128 one of the cards we could write a 3D driver for but no one has
bothered, or is it one with 2D alpha blending hardware?

Jon Smirl
jonsmirl at

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