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  • Originally posted by NeoBrain View Post
    Now please, would you be so kind and at least take a moment to re-read what you're writing? It's okay if English is not your native language etc, but you don't even seem to try to write something which others can understand. Anyways, it can't be that hard to write "extension" correctly, especially since someone already corrected you in that regard, can it?

    So... I could hazard some guesses about what you mean, but I don't really have a clue what you're trying to tell us (didn't read the whole thread on the other hand).
    i'm realy sorry "extension" an E in spoken english is like a spoken german A

    Extension=Ausdehnung oder Erweiterung

    i realy try to learn this word

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    • Originally posted by PuckPoltergeist View Post
      Ok, then I was wrong. I took the third number into the OGL versioning scheme, like the KDE versioning scheme. Didn't know that the third number is unreleated to the OGL version.
      the point is.. the version number in the driver abaut openGL is not the feature set of REAL features of the driver!

      in 9-7 the GSGL string is wrong 1.3... in the beta its korrekt 1.4!

      gsgl1.4=OpenGL3.1

      in fakt nvidia has openGL3.2 beta... in fakt amd work on 3.2 right now!

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      • Did you notice that 190.16 reported OpenGL 3.2, then this driver was completely removed from the servers and 190.18 reports now 3.1 Maybe too early *g*

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        • Originally posted by Kano View Post
          Did you notice that 190.16 reported OpenGL 3.2, then this driver was completely removed from the servers and 190.18 reports now 3.1 Maybe too early *g*
          I thought nvidias 190.18 still reported OpenGL 3.2:
          http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item&px=NzQwNg

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          • Look at a benchmark I uploaded:

            http://global.phoronix-test-suite.co...79-12391-32594

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            • Bug: Random areas of black rectangles still appear with 9.7. No known way to reproduce but screen refresh clears corruption. Pretty sure it appears even BEFORE putting system to sleep.

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              • Crossfire finally works on my 4870x2
                Unigine Tropics got a 10 FPS increase.

                I got some error messages in dmesg though:
                Code:
                [ 2911.922373] [fglrx:firegl_find_any_map] *ERROR* Invalid map handle!<3>[fglrx:drm_vm_open] *ERROR* map not found -> inconsistent kernel data!!! vma_start:0x7f80d3652000,handle:0xd0000000
                [ 2912.198467] [fglrx:firegl_find_any_map] *ERROR* Invalid map handle!<3>[fglrx:drm_vm_open] *ERROR* map not found -> inconsistent kernel data!!! vma_start:0x7f80d2cc5000,handle:0xd1068000
                .....
                Gentoo Linux with kernel 2.6.30-r4
                ATI Catalyst 9.7 (fglrx 8.63.2)
                xorg-server 1.6.2.901

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                • See http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.p...571625#p571625. It's not a fix for the problem itself, but will keep your kernel logs from being spammed with these messages.

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