OT Linux (RE: [rescue] OT: Stuffed Proliant?)
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Wed Dec 26 21:31:31 CST 2001
On Wed, Dec 26, 2001 at 10:33:47PM -0500, Joshua D Boyd wrote:
> But, what I was thinking of when saying there is virtually no difference was
> the Sun Enterprise 450, which takes 3 Expert3D cards and is used for cave-esque
> things apparently, for a stereo wall of up to 3840x1024. You kinda get stiffed
> on texture ram apparently. You would think that you have 192, but it looks
> like it is effectively closer to 64 (kinda like a Voodoo2 SLI claims to have
> 24 megs, but is functionally closer to 16).
> I wonder what the 2D GL performance is on these higher end Sun GL accelerators.
Sorry, I thought that most GL was 3D? There are some OpenGL commands
that let you do things in 2D like draw text but they are fast enough
even on slower systems.
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