[PATCH] wined3d VideoRam registry setting

Oliver Stieber oliver_stieber at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Oct 16 14:11:55 CDT 2005

--- Fabian Bieler <der.fabe at gmx.net> wrote:

> On Sunday 16 October 2005 17:22, Oliver Stieber wrote:
> > ATI and NVidia both have extensions to X that return the total video memory
> > on the card, other options include using code from the DRI project, and
> > I've got some very old dos code for some Matrox cards. Since there is no
> > standard way to find out the amount of video ram available were going to
> > have to maintain different versions for different cards until the day that
> > there's a standard X extension.
> So, for the nvidia:
> should I use 
> the output of 'nvidia-settings -q VideoRam' or rather use the nv_control 
> extension directly?

I would say it's better to use the extension if it exists (I expect all that calling
nvidia-settings -q VideoRam will do is to call the extension)

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