Tomdizzy
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gpu_mem and opengl

Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:56 pm

I recall reading somewhere that setting gpu_mem higher is actually detrimental when using the opengl driver as the driver is capable of taking the ram itself. I cannot however find where I heard this from and would just like confirmation that it's not helpful to set a higher gpu_mem with this driver enabled.

jdonald
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Joined: Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:36 pm

Re: gpu_mem and opengl

Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:05 pm

Sources:
* https://github.com/anholt/mesa/issues/5 ... -263283300
* https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Raspberry_ ... config.txt

Well, it's not really detrimental unless you run out of memory later, and depending on one's varied use-cases it might be convenient to leave it high in case of needing to do video decode.

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