Solaris Handbook for Sun Frame Buffers

Changing OpenGL Visual Support (-expvis)

Solaris 2.5.1 SHWP supports the OpenGL visual expansion. With visual expansion, five visual groups: the 8-bit PseudoColor, 24-bit TrueColor (Linear and Non-Linear), 24-bit DirectColor, and 8-bit PseudoColor Overlay, are expanded from a single visual to multiple visual instances of the same visual type. Different instances of the same visual groups represent different GLX capabilities (e.g. single-buffer or double-buffer capable, monoscopic or stereoscopic capable, or a combination of both). The number of visual instances depends on whether the X server is started in monoscopic or stereoscopic mode, and also whether the device is a Creator or Creator 3D.

To Activate OpenGL Visual Support (Visual Expansion)
  1. Enter the following:

    ffbconfig -expvis enable