Glenn Becker : > I'm running 6.2 on an old but not ancient Dell laptop, PIII 1000MHz, > which now has seven operating systems on it. I have noticed recently that > the graphics-heavy planetarium program Stellarium -- which runs great on > my Debian GNU/Linux system -- barely creaks along on FreeBSD and is > basically unusable.
You need "direct rendering" to be enabled from Xorg. Check it with glxinfo $ glxinfo name of display: :0.0 display: :0 screen: 0 direct rendering: Yes <=== must be yes What is your graphics card ? > Is it generally accepted that a custom kernel with all the fat > trimmed will help? No. (stellarium is very nice!) _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"