[opensource-dev] Forum for ATI, Apple and FBO problem

Laurent Bechir laurent.bechir at madonie.org
Sat Feb 26 15:31:33 PST 2011


I've written to AMD support and got this answer which reject the responsibility to Apple :

"If your PC is an Apple system, we recommend you contact to Apple for the suppport for OpenGL for Mac. If you purchased one of our graphics cards designed for Mac sytem, for example the Radeon HD 3870 Mac, then the first driver version is developed by us 

and the following ones by Apple. 

This is the reason why we recommend you to contact Apple for more informations regarding your application."


Le 13 févr. 2011 à 12:47, Trilo Byte a écrit :

> As I understand the issue, the problem is on the ATI side (possibly their implementation of OpenGL), and is not specific to Apple.
> 
> On Feb 12, 2011, at 5:56 PM, Laurent Bechir wrote:
> 
>> 
>> Hello,
>> 
>> Some time ago, I've opened a bug report on Apple website concerning the 
>> problem of ATI cards with FBO which stops Mac users to use dynamic 
>> shadows. I know they are not officials, but they work quite well with 
>> Nvidia cards :). I've received an answer recently asking me for the full 
>> System Profiler Report of my machine. I was wondering if accumulating 
>> the experiences on that subject would help make the things move faster. 
>> So I've set up a forum where mac users wanting to do it could tell their 
>> experience with ATI card and join their full System Profiler Report with 
>> their experience. I would then put the link to the forum in my bug 
>> report. Do you think this could be a good idea ?
>> 
>> Bug report :
>> 
>> https://bugreport.apple.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/RadarWeb.woa/24/wo/KGyze933oURhrNytyxPfAw/5.83.28.0.9
>> 
>> Forum :
>> 
>> http://macati.madonie.org/

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