Re: [PATCH] 2.2.18pre2: AGP and the i810

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Sun Sep 03 2000 - 08:16:22 EST

> - In the absence of any applications which actually do 3D rendering, is
> there any performance advantage to loading the agpgart module?

You need it for some new video cards (for example those cheap intel i810 boards
that are becoming extremely common).

> Absolutely _all_ the documentation I can find is focussed on its use with
> GLX, etc. I'm just looking to get faster tru-color X display from my
> NVidia RIVA (Diamond V550 16-MB). And, since I'm considering the purchase
> of a Matrox G400, what about that bit of hardware?

Except for the i810 I believe the other users are all the 3D direct rendering
users rather than any 2D work.


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