Anonymous 04/20/2017 (Thu) 08:12:31 No. 8363 del
>>pass direct information like that? Doesn't that go against what OpenGL does by design? Shouldn't this technically be for Vesa or whatever driver actually interacts with the hardware?
>What information? What is "like that"? What do you think "OpenGL does by design"? Vesa? I don't think you understand many of the words you use...
Because OpenGL is designed to go via the kernel rather than interface directly with the hardware, unlike directx. Vesa for example, a graphics driver, would though. By information, I'm only making a vague guess about what that actually is as I don't know anything about directx but I have read "d3d" data is passed direct to hardware by directx and in my ignorance I assumed that Mesa must also somehow do the same. This is also why I asked if a card had to be d3d9 capable, because I assumed it received the data directly, which I still assume it does rather than being translated in some way?

Thank you both btw.