How to Use OpenGL in Xwindows

Note that not all graphics adapters support OpenGL. You should consult your graphics adapter manual for verification of OpenGL support. Also, in order to use the OpenGL support the graphics adapters that support OpenGL, you need to have the neccessary filesets for OpenGL installed on your system.

To use OpenGL in Xwindows, enter:


Look for GLX in "number of extensions." If this is not listed, edit the /usr/lpp/X11/defaults/xserverrc file and add to the EXTENSIONS field:

	-x abx -x mbx -x GLX

NOTE: At AIX level 4.x , mbx has been replaced with dbe. The entry will be the following:

	-x abx -x dbe -x GLX

[ Doc Ref: 97680364116590     Publish Date: Dec. 19, 2000     4FAX Ref: none ]