nouveau and 3d performance in f14?
arelem at bigpond.com
Mon Nov 22 02:58:46 UTC 2010
On 22/11/10 13:09, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 21:28:53 +0000,
> mike cloaked<mike.cloaked at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Before I start tinkering with 3d graphics (like desktop effects) in my
>> f14 main machine (with a nVidia Corporation G96 [Quadro FX 380]
>> graphics card in it), I wondered if anyone here has played with 3d
>> graphics (installing the mesa-dri-drivers-experimental package first)
>> and running with our open source nouveau driver rather than the
>> proprietary driver.
> I've been running that way for a while, but just switched that machine
> to rawhide. Turning on the 3D stuff breaks at least warzone2000. You can
> play things like bzflag though. I don't normally do much with 3D games
> on that machine, so I can't give you good performance numbers.
> I have an nv28, things might be different for other cards.
I installed Fedora 14 on Saturday and blender 2.5 - 3D works fairly well
but render animation crashed, I won't use the nvidia driver unless
something goes wrong now.
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