XFree86 with OpenGL

Andreas Bauer Andreas.Bauer at cs.anu.edu.au
Thu Aug 8 09:58:41 EST 2002

> It was suggested by a friend that there may be a version of X that runs
> accelerated on the Rage128.

Not so much an issue with the version of X, if it's a fairly recent one (4 
and higher).  Just make sure you find a fitting X-driver for your hardware 
and check out its documentation to see if it supports DRI (Direct Rendering 

Also, have a recent version of Mesa (a free OpenGL implementation) 
installed and all the components of it, including the demos.  (On most 
distros they usually contain the GLUT interface and you do want that, 
believe me.)


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