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05-21-2002, 01:18 PM
Can OpenGL work without a graphics chipset. If one can emulate floating point processor can one emulate the graphic chipset? The reason I am asking this question is that I would like to be able to take OpenGL to space on an embedded PPC 750. I currently do not know of any radiation hardened graphics chip sets.

kehziah
05-21-2002, 01:46 PM
There are software implementations of OpenGL (Mesa and SGI's sample implementation).

mikael_aronsson
05-21-2002, 01:47 PM
Hi !

One solution would be to use Mesa as a starting point for this, take a look at it, you can find it at www.sourceforge.net (http://www.sourceforge.net)

Mikael

nexusone
05-21-2002, 05:15 PM
Yes, when no 3D graphics card is present, all of the opengl rendering is done with software.



Originally posted by RR:
Can OpenGL work without a graphics chipset. If one can emulate floating point processor can one emulate the graphic chipset? The reason I am asking this question is that I would like to be able to take OpenGL to space on an embedded PPC 750. I currently do not know of any radiation hardened graphics chip sets.