[quake2] Q2Max effects

coyote at cojot.name coyote at cojot.name
Mon Apr 18 03:00:16 EDT 2005

On Sun, 17 Apr 2005, Michel Dänzer wrote:

>> Just for the record, the QMAX work fine (albeit slowly) on Solaris/Sparc
>> (Same endianness as the axp).
> No, Alphas are little endian, just like x86. The major difference is
> that they're 64 bit.

Amazing, always thought they were big endian.. Thanks for correcting me.

> PPC is big endian like SPARC, and Q2MAX is working perfectly here

> If gl_ext_multitexture is enabled in the Q2 configuration, the OpenGL
> implementation might handle the lightmaps inefficiently (a common
> issue).

Have you got more details on this? That could explain a lot since the big 
difference between the two XVR cards was the OpenGL extensions they support.. 
Thanks for your e-mail, I've learned something.. :)

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