Linux DRI (and Google Earth)

David DEMELIER demelier.david at
Sun Sep 12 07:06:12 UTC 2010

2010/9/12 Andrea Venturoli <ml at>:
> Hello.
> What's the status of 3d hardware acceleration in Linux emulation?
> I'm running 8.1R/i386 and I was finally able to get DRI working (with native
> software) on my Radeon HD 4200.
> So I installe Google Earth, but it's warning that it will use software
> rendering and is, of course, slow.
> %pkg_info|grep linux
> linux-f10-dri-7.2_1 Mesa libGL runtime libraries and DRI drivers (Linux
> Fedora
> linux-f10-expat-2.0.1 Linux/i386 binary port of Expat XML-parsing library
> (Linux
> linux-f10-fontconfig-2.6.0 An XML-based font configuration API for X Windows
> (Linux Fe
> linux-f10-xorg-libs-7.4_1 Xorg libraries (Linux Fedora 10)
> linux_base-f10-10_2 Base set of packages needed in Linux mode for i386/amd64
> (L
> I had linux-dri-7.4_1 installed by default, but tried switching to
> linux-f10-dri-7.2_1; nothing changed.
>  bye & Thanks
>        av.
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The version 7.4 of DRI hasn't the support of hardware acceleration of
radeon hd cards. We need to update the linux mesa port to 7.6 to get


Demelier David

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