"Nick (Gunnar) Bluth" wrote:
> Am Sonntag, 21. Oktober 2001 00:41 schrieb D. Stimits:
> > > That sucks, I don't want to lose DRM if I multiboot between kernels that
> > > have 4.1.x and 4.0.x. Somehow I doubt running both versions is easy or
> > > reasonable. I wonder if NVidia has its DRM out yet for 4.1.x (I guess
> > > SGI is a big participant in DRM area).
> > I should rephrase things. I'm am so dependent on OpenGL that without it,
> > I would have to abandon all future software that breaks it. If this
> > means XFS, or Redhat, or 2.4.x kernels over a certain release, then that
> > is the way it goes. Hardware OpenGL is not an option, it is a
> > requirement.
> Don't see your problem... NVidia doesn't use DRM at all, they use their own
> kernel driver (which I compiled yesterday for 2.4.12-ac3)...
I don't know if the NVidia stuff is merely binary-only, and follows DRM
specs, or if it is both binary-only AND uses its own DRM infrastructure.
>From what has been said, it *appears* that a kernel configured for 4.1.x
DRM will not work with NVidia...I don't know, this is part of the
confusion. As for any other video card (non-NVidia), the problem still
persists, I have another machine with a non-NVidia card in it (which
incidentally seems to be flaking out).
D. Stimits, stimits@xxxxxxxxxx
> Nick (Gunnar) Bluth Muenster/Germany bluth@xxxxxxxxxxx RHCE/RHCX
> In 1984 mainstream users were choosing VMS over UNIX. Ten years later
> they are choosing Windows over UNIX. What part of that message aren't you
> getting? - Tom Payne