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KallDrexx
09-26-2002, 05:48 PM
I was wondering, where can I find examples of how to use the ARB_fragement_program and ARB_vertex_program?

I also realized today after updating my NVidia drivers for linux, doing a glxinfo doens't show these 2 extensions. Sorry if this sounds like a newbish question.

--KallDrexx

fenris
09-26-2002, 07:27 PM
Yes, the latest Linux nVidia drivers do not yet have support for ARB_vertex_program nor ARB_fragment_program. I was _at least_ hoping for a full 1.4 capable driver with their latest Linux driver release, but it seems we'll have to play the 'waiting game' for that. Not that I'm angry or anything, I have no right to be. Hats off to nVidia for at least even caring enough to release these drivers for such a small (but ever increasing) market. But they know they can't afford not too http://www.opengl.org/discussion_boards/ubb/smile.gif (/me thinks about a recent article involving ILM in Linux Journal)

KallDrexx
09-27-2002, 02:05 AM
ahh well, are they in the windows driver?

--KallDrexx

Asgard
09-27-2002, 03:38 AM
ARB_vertex_program is in the release 40 drivers. ARB_fragment_program is too new and not yet available in any driver I think. Hopefully soon though http://www.opengl.org/discussion_boards/ubb/smile.gif

KallDrexx
09-27-2002, 04:06 AM
Where do i get the 40 drivers? i remember seeing them at one time but when i went to download the drivers i got 32xx.

Also, where cani find information on using ARB_vertex_program (with no previous experience with vertex programs or fragment programs).
--KallDrexx

ppinter1
09-27-2002, 07:57 AM
40.71 beta drivers were released yesterday at:
http://www.nvidia.com/view.asp?IO=winxp-2k_40.71

KallDrexx
09-27-2002, 12:59 PM
err what about linux tho?

--KallDrexx

Asgard
09-27-2002, 01:16 PM
There's no Linux driver with ARB_vertex_program yet. But I guess it's only a matter of time. NVIDIA's Linux driver support is very good compared to other consumer graphics card vendors.