Contributed by jason on from the selling-our-souls-for-sweet-sweet-candy dept.
Fresh on the heels of work by Owain Ainsworth (oga@) and Matthieu Herrb (matthieu@) to build in DRI support for OpenBSD, they've imported the first batch of hardware accelerated drivers for Nvidia and ATI graphic chipsets.
List: openbsd-cvs Subject: CVS: cvs.openbsd.org: src From: Owain Ainsworth
Date: 2008-03-31 24:56:11 Message-ID: 200804010056.lB4LuB3r031337 () cvs ! openbsd ! org CVSROOT: /cvs Module name: src Changes by: firstname.lastname@example.org 2008/03/31 17:56:11 Modified files: sys/dev/dri : nvblob.c atiblob.c blobpos.h Log message: Add support for hardware acceleration. Tested with Quake3 and xeyes. Enable hw.dri.compatibility.evil before loading kernel module. From FreeBSD ok matthieu@
While widespread compatibility is probably still months away, at least we have the potential for modern gaming in OpenBSD 4.4. Watch for more commits in this section of the tree and submit test reports for your chipset versions.
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