State of Linux graphics

Eric Anholt eta at
Wed Aug 31 10:19:28 PDT 2005

On Wed, 2005-08-31 at 09:55 -0400, Jon Smirl wrote:
> 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?

I don't know.  Does it matter?  What you said was incorrect.

Eric Anholt                                     eta at              anholt at
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