Linux and OpenGL hardware

Jan Stifter j.stifter at
Wed Dec 15 11:52:05 EST 1999

>Due to the budget system at German universities we have to buy a PC,
>which will also be used for VTK-based visuliasation, by Friday. My
>question is what graphics hardware to people recommend. We plan to use
>Linux on that PC. Unfortunately we don't have lot's of experience with
>OpenGL. Right now we use the MesaGL library (software rendering only).
>Any help is very welcome!

hi oliver,
we have here a system with the diamond viper 550 running suse 6.2 linux.
there is an accelerated X driver downloadable, and with this driver, vtk
runs quite nice.


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