Commit 8504f18c authored by Andreas Boll's avatar Andreas Boll

docs: update some more FAQs

v2: remove mention of XFree86
Reviewed-by: Brian Paul's avatarBrian Paul <brianp@vmware.com>
parent 0188b937
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<h1>Mesa Frequently Asked Questions</h1>
Last updated: 19 September 2012
Last updated: 20 September 2012
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<br>
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<h2>1.2 Does Mesa support/use graphics hardware?</h2>
<p>
Yes. Specifically, Mesa serves as the OpenGL core for the open-source DRI
drivers for XFree86/X.org. See the <a href="http://dri.freedesktop.org/">DRI
website</a> for more information.
</p>
<p>
There have been other hardware drivers for Mesa over the years (such as
the 3Dfx Glide/Voodoo driver, an old S3 driver, etc) but the DRI drivers
are the modern ones.
drivers for X.org.
</p>
<ul>
<li>See the <a href="http://dri.freedesktop.org/">DRI website</a>
for more information.</li>
<li>See <a href="http://intellinuxgraphics.org">intellinuxgraphics.org</a>
for more information about Intel drivers.</li>
<li>See <a href="http://nouveau.freedesktop.org">nouveau.freedesktop.org</a>
for more information about Nouveau drivers.</li>
<li>See <a href="http://www.x.org/wiki/RadeonFeature">www.x.org/wiki/RadeonFeature</a>
for more information about Radeon drivers.</li>
</ul>
<h2>1.3 What purpose does Mesa serve today?</h2>
<p>
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Still, Mesa serves at least these purposes:
</p>
<ul>
<li>Mesa is used as the core of the open-source XFree86/X.org DRI
<li>Mesa is used as the core of the open-source X.org DRI
hardware drivers.
</li>
<li>Mesa is quite portable and allows OpenGL to be used on systems
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</p>
<p>
<a href="http://ogl-es.sourceforge.net">Vincent</a> is
<a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/ogl-es/">Vincent</a> is
an open-source implementation of OpenGL ES for mobile devices.
<p>
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is a subset of OpenGL for PalmOS devices.
<p>
<a href="http://fabrice.bellard.free.fr/TinyGL/">TinyGL</a>
<a href="http://bellard.org/TinyGL/">TinyGL</a>
is a subset of OpenGL.
</p>
<p>
<a href="http://softgl.studierstube.org/">SoftGL</a>
<a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/softgl/">SoftGL</a>
is an OpenGL subset for mobile devices.
</p>
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Mesa version number.
</li></ul>
<p>
After installing XFree86/X.org and the DRI drivers, some of these files
After installing X.org and the DRI drivers, some of these files
may be symlinks into the /usr/X11R6/ tree.
</p>
<p>
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</p>
<p>
If your DRI-based driver isn't working, go to the
<a href="http://dri.sf.net/">DRI website</a> for trouble-shooting information.
<a href="http://dri.freedesktop.org/">DRI website</a> for trouble-shooting information.
</p>
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