[Xorg] Pixmap 24/32 on dual videocard system

Thomas Winischhofer thomas at winischhofer.net
Tue Jul 6 01:13:56 PDT 2004

Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Tuesday 06 July 2004 03:47, Thomas Winischhofer wrote:
>>*me stupid* still can't get used to "Reply All". Sorry.

Erm... your posting didn't make it to the list either ;)

>>That is true. God knows what the other 4 megs were for. (Probably
>>textures since I believe the 3D engine has one more address bit)
> What 3d engine, that cards an el-cheepo even when new.

Nevertheless, it has a 3D engine.

> But then I 
> haven't seen 3d out of this nvidia card either, so I wouldn't know 
> '3d' if it bit me on the ankle. :)

I suppose on any somewhat modern box, the CPU does the rendering way 
faster than this SiS card from 1997 anyway.

> I see. I have one of each, but they are both agp cards, and in 
> seperate boxes.  I he was trying to make xinerama work, I'd imagine 
> he would need similar cards, in pci slots probably.

You don't need "similar" cards, and they don't have to be both PCI 
either. Works with any card regardless whether PCI, AGP or whatever 
(except probably ISA).


Thomas Winischhofer
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