QA:Testcase radeon 3D openarena

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# Install the openarena package: `yum -y install openarena`
 
# Install the openarena package: `yum -y install openarena`
 
# Launch openarena from a terminal.
 
# Launch openarena from a terminal.
# Edit the game settings: resolution, texture details, and polygon complexity, according to your video card's performance. You might want to start with low settings.
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# Edit the game settings (Esc => Setup => System): Video mode, texture details, and geometric details, according to your video card's performance (you might want to start with low settings).
# Launch an arena and play for a while.
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# Launch a single player arena (WRACKDM17 has many weapons) and play for a while. Please remember, you do not need to win to complete this test case successfully.
 
# Use all the weapons in the game, especially the rocket launcher: it generates reflections on surfaces. If you see distinctly polygons instead of smooth surfaces, this is a rendering bug.
 
# Use all the weapons in the game, especially the rocket launcher: it generates reflections on surfaces. If you see distinctly polygons instead of smooth surfaces, this is a rendering bug.
 
# Quit openarena.
 
# Quit openarena.

Revision as of 21:43, 13 April 2010

Description

Checking that your card and software can render id Tech 3 (Quake III Arena engine)-based games. You must be using a card supported by the Radeon video driver.


How to test

  1. Ensure the 'nomodeset' kernel parameter is not enabled in your bootloader configuration (unless you need it for basic X operation to suceed)
  2. Ensure that
    glxinfo | grep 'OpenGL renderer'

does not return

OpenGL renderer string: Software Rasterizer
  1. Install the openarena package: `yum -y install openarena`
  2. Launch openarena from a terminal.
  3. Edit the game settings (Esc => Setup => System): Video mode, texture details, and geometric details, according to your video card's performance (you might want to start with low settings).
  4. Launch a single player arena (WRACKDM17 has many weapons) and play for a while. Please remember, you do not need to win to complete this test case successfully.
  5. Use all the weapons in the game, especially the rocket launcher: it generates reflections on surfaces. If you see distinctly polygons instead of smooth surfaces, this is a rendering bug.
  6. Quit openarena.

Expected Results

  1. no crash.
  2. no obvious misrendering (flickering, transparent walls, polygons instead of surfaces...)