What is DRM?
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Tue Sep 6 12:08:38 PDT 2005
On Tue, Sep 06, 2005 at 01:16:55PM +0000, T.J. Filipi wrote:
> I'm wading thru the section of kernel configuration & can't find an
> explanation of the DRM options. Since I have an AGP Radeon & see that
> it has a device listed, I figure it might be important for me to know.
DRM is the Direct Rendering Manager; a framewrk for allowing direct
access to the graphics hardware under the X Window System. It is mainly
used to make OpenGL 3D rendering faster.
> Also, I notice that the entry in NOTES puts quotes around the device
> r128drm, but not any of the others. Why is that?
Because it contains numbers.
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