Re: [linux-dell-laptops] not clear about modules in XF86Config
- On Thu, 2002-05-30 at 00:59, scottseagroves wrote:
> Hi folks - I have a working X and everything, so it's not another oneYou don't want them at all - GLcore is likely to screw something up, and
> of those questions. I'm just curious -- in a lot of the XF86Config
> files that are posted here and on websites, for Nvidia cards, people
> have lines like
> Load "GLcore"
> Load "dri"
> etc, but in the NVIDIA readme file
> (http://download.nvidia.com/XFree86_40/1.0-2960/README.txt) it says to
> remove these lines (sec-03). I don't really know much about it,
> myself, and I was wondering if you could point me to a good
> explanation of a) what these do, and b) why you might want them even
> against Nvidia's recommendation.
loading dri will do exactly nothing. Nvidia's drivers do not use X's
GLcore or the direct rendering infrastructure path - they have their own
pathway. That's why you load GLX instead of GLcore, and the nvidia
driver takes care of what dri would do.