archiv~1: Re: SETI Linux signal analysis-video performance of scroll

Re: SETI Linux signal analysis-video performance of scroll

MarcusJohn@aol.com
Sat, 28 Nov 1998 19:58:28 EST

In a message dated 11/28/98 6:26:47 AM Eastern Standard Time,
david@djwhome.demon.co.uk writes:

>
> > Scrolling is very cheap with hardware accelleration available on the
> video
> > card. A bit blit to move it up should consume a few cycles, then be done
> on
>
> This assumes that you have an accelerated card.

Yes, of course it does. But I assumed that the hardware bit blit has been
around for a long time. How long, I can't tell you. A minimum SVGA card can be
had now for 20 bucks or so. In any case, the new software will have the option
to turn it off.

John Marcus.