[croquet] Linux: My computer is so fast ...

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Tue Jan 23 23:01:19 UTC 2007

On Jan 23, 2007, at 23:39 , Mike O'Brien wrote:

> Bert Freudenberg says:
>> Well, I got a request by one desperate Linux user who felt nobody
>> from the Croquet community was able to help him get Croquet running
>> under Linux. I do not have a real Linux box anymore (well, except for
>> the $100-laptop), so I tried to run it in my Parallels install. It
>> did not work, the red "connecting" screen does not seem to  finish.
> 	Ok, this is just a theory, but if I remember correctly,
> Parallels does not (yet) support video acceleration.  Therefore
> I question whether an OpenGL program would work well (or at all)
> under Parallels, especially if the software more or less
> insists that the accelerator hardware be there.
> 	I may be wrong here but...

... you most certainly are ;-)

I'm just running a network test, plain Squeak, no OpenGL in sight.  
And I *wrote* the OpenGL stuff for the Linux VM back when, so I'm  
pretty sure it does not do any OpenGL operations behind our  
collective backs ;-)

- Bert -

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