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    Default GLX_MESA_query_renderer Support Comes To All Drivers

    Phoronix: GLX_MESA_query_renderer Support Comes To All Drivers

    GLX_MESA_query_renderer is the extension devised by Mesa developers for universally exposing details of the system's OpenGL driver, GPU, and system information in order to assist game developers, among other OpenGL developers. Patches have finally emerged for supporting GLX_MESA_query_renderer by all Mesa and Gallium3D graphics drivers...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTYxNzc

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    Quote Originally Posted by phoronix View Post
    GLX_MESA_query_renderer is the extension devised by Mesa developers for universally exposing details of the system's OpenGL driver, GPU, and system information in order to assist game developers
    Finally VRAM amount visible in Steam?

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    Typo: andf -> and

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    Quote Originally Posted by kwahoo View Post
    Finally VRAM amount visible in Steam?
    Assuming steam uses the extension when it's available.

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    ATI_meminfo is used by some apps for that. Maybe a good newbie project?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kwahoo View Post
    Finally VRAM amount visible in Steam?
    It's a common problem:
    Bug 72575 - Several games are unable to detect VRAM size

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