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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.2.18pre2: AGP and the i810
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> > - In the absence of any applications which actually do 3D rendering, is
> > there any performance advantage to loading the agpgart module?
>
> You need it for some new video cards (for example those cheap intel i810 boards
> that are becoming extremely common).

I got my i810 to work on Debian (kernel 2.0.34) without agpgart by setting
a switch in the driver code.

>
> > Absolutely _all_ the documentation I can find is focussed on its use with
> > GLX, etc. I'm just looking to get faster tru-color X display from my
> > NVidia RIVA (Diamond V550 16-MB). And, since I'm considering the purchase
> > of a Matrox G400, what about that bit of hardware?
>
> Except for the i810 I believe the other users are all the 3D direct rendering
> users rather than any 2D work.
>
> Alan
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