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Posted Jul 28, 2010 20:41 UTC (Wed) by jspaleta (subscriber, #50639)
Posted Jul 29, 2010 11:17 UTC (Thu) by cortana (subscriber, #24596)
Posted Jul 29, 2010 18:50 UTC (Thu) by foom (subscriber, #14868)
Posted Jul 29, 2010 19:00 UTC (Thu) by jspaleta (subscriber, #50639)
Posted Aug 1, 2010 22:16 UTC (Sun) by drago01 (subscriber, #50715)
We don't require a "high end" NVIDIA or AMD/ATI card with 1TFlop+ of computing power.
If it does not work on your netbook it is either
1) A driver issue / bug
2) A bug in clutter/mutter/gnome-shell which we indeed do _want_ to fix.
So "it does not work on low end hardware and they won't fix it" is just wrong.
Posted Aug 2, 2010 0:14 UTC (Mon) by foom (subscriber, #14868)
Sure, it's there...but in many cases it's unusable with Linux, because there's no working driver. Sure that's a "driver issue", but it's still a problem. It doesn't look to me like it'll be feasible to depend on hardware 3D working on all linux desktops anytime soon.
Of course, so long as clutter/mutter/gnome-shell works at a reasonable speed with software-only unaccelerated 3D, that's great too...
Posted Aug 3, 2010 16:18 UTC (Tue) by drago01 (subscriber, #50715)
Not sure about the "many cases" (cn), but you can't solve problems by running away from them anyway, the solution is to _fix_ 3D, it is not a hardware issue we just need proper drivers.
If nobody uses 3D because it "doesn't work", no one will fix it because "no one uses it".
We can no longer consider 3D as a "nice to have" feature given recent and future hardware developments; we have to take advantage of the hardware we have.
Posted Aug 4, 2010 17:32 UTC (Wed) by nwnk (subscriber, #52271)
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