gears

Walter Horsten walter.horsten at pandora.be
Wed Oct 3 15:17:01 PDT 2001


On Tuesday 02 October 2001 12:45, you wrote:
> On Friday 28 September 2001 07:25, Walter Horsten wrote:
> > i would stay away completely from MESA when you have a NVIDIA card (GLUT
> > and GLE are available seperately), check the NVIDIA+OpenGL (mini?) HOWTO
> > at www.linuxdoc.org...compiling glut isn't really straightforward :(, but
> > now i do get 3000-6000 fps for most example progs (haven't tried them
> > all) on a GeForce2 gts (intel pIII 1ghz), so it's worth the trouble.
>
> Question - how *do* you get that kind of frame rate? My machine is of
> similar specs (Athlon 1.1, GF2-MX), but the best I can get out of the
> glxgears demo is about 950 fps. That's running in 1152x864 at 16 bit. If I
> use 24-bit, it drops to about 450.
>
> My setup is simple - a fresh LFS 3.0 build, XF86 4.1 installed as per the
> X11 hint, and with the latest nvidia drivers installed. It's using hardware
> rendering, but nowhere near the speeds you're talking about.
>
No don't worry, nothing wrong with your setup, the 3000-6000 are the frame
rates i got when running the test progs at their initial size (which is 
320x200 or 640x480, don't know for sure), on a bare X in 16 bit. with 
practically no other processes.  

greetz 
  walter

> Simon.
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