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  1.   Thank you so mcuh Martins Mozeiko for your help, you are correct the problem was passing NULL pointer to GetDesc1().   @NewDisplayName thanks for the link and for your replies
  2. Hello there    thanks for your reply.   I checked the while loop where the enumeration is being done, it appears that the pointer to the device (adapter_ptr) contains an address and it does have the GetDesc1() method, the method receives a DXGI_ADAPTER_DESC1 pointer and it is supposed to fill the pointer with an address, but when the method returns the DXGI_ADAPTER_DESC1 pointer, it is NULL so something is wrong with the GetDesc1() method but I'm not sure what.   Here is a screenshot from debugging:   I have also changed nullptr to NULL the problem still exists. I don't think nullptr needs /clr, I thought /clr is only needed when Microsoft's C++ managed extensions are being used, nullptr is standard C++. Honestly I'm not a fan of managed C++ so I prefer not using /clr... unless I have to. Even then it will cause other problems since I have to turn off quite a number of other compiler options.
  3.   Hi MJP,   Thank you for your help.   The documentation on IDXGIFactory2 is not clear because if I use 1.1 approach to get the devices then I won't have GetDesc2() method available, and another problem is that if I use IDXGI 1 or 1.1 I can't get any descriptions using GetDesc() and GetDesc1(). I wrote the following code to test IDXGI 1.1 and 2 and in both cases the pointers that I get from enumerating adapters point to nothing:     and this is the whole test code: #include <iostream> #include <tchar.h> #include <vector> #include <d3d11.h> #include <dxgi.h> #include <dxgi1_2.h> #pragma comment(lib, "dxgi.lib") typedef unsigned int uint32_t; void Test_DXGI_1() { IDXGIFactory1* DXGI_device_ptr = nullptr; IDXGIAdapter1* adapter_ptr = nullptr; if( FAILED( CreateDXGIFactory1( __uuidof( IDXGIFactory1 ), ( void** ) &DXGI_device_ptr ) ) ) { fprintf( stderr, "\tCould not Create IDXGIFactory\n" ); } uint32_t i = 0; std::vector<IDXGIAdapter1*> adapter_list; while ( DXGI_device_ptr->EnumAdapters1( i, &adapter_ptr ) != DXGI_ERROR_NOT_FOUND ) { adapter_list.push_back( adapter_ptr ); ++i; } DXGI_ADAPTER_DESC1* temp_desc = nullptr; for ( int i = 0; i < adapter_list.size(); ++i ) { adapter_list[i]->GetDesc1( temp_desc ); std::wcout << temp_desc->Description; std::cin.get(); // wait } } void Test_DXGI_2() { IDXGIFactory2* DXGI_device_ptr = nullptr; IDXGIAdapter2* adapter_ptr = nullptr; if( FAILED( CreateDXGIFactory( __uuidof( IDXGIFactory2 ), ( void** ) &DXGI_device_ptr ) ) ) { fprintf( stderr, "\tCould not Create IDXGIFactory\n" ); } uint32_t i = 0; std::vector<IDXGIAdapter1*> adapter_list; IDXGIAdapter1* adapter1_ptr = nullptr; while ( DXGI_device_ptr->EnumAdapters1( i, &adapter1_ptr ) != DXGI_ERROR_NOT_FOUND ) { adapter_list.push_back( adapter1_ptr ); ++i; } DXGI_ADAPTER_DESC1* temp_desc = nullptr; for ( int i = 0; i < adapter_list.size(); ++i ) { adapter_list[i]->GetDesc1( temp_desc ); std::wcout << temp_desc->Description; std::cin.get(); // wait } } int main( int argc, char* argv[] ) { Test_DXGI_1(); Test_DXGI_2(); std::cin.get(); // wait return 0; }
  4. Hi there,   I'm not familiar with D3D11 but for my C++ AMP application I need to query the available devices, choose one that is not connected to a display to use it as a dedicated accelerator, and to turn off the TDR for that device.   This blog post discusses how to create a D3D11 device with TDR turned off. My problem is that I don't know how to choose the correct pAdapter parameter (an adapter without a display).   I tried to find the solution on MSDN, I think I should enumerate IDXGIAdapter2 and store the available adapters on an std::vector<IDXGIAdapter2*>, then use GetDesc2 on each element in the vector to get a DXGI_ADAPTER_DESC2 structure, then read its Description data member.   The problem is that there is no example or guidelines on how to enumerate IDXGIAdapter2. Two examples with descriptions exist but they are for IDXGIAdapter and IDXGIAdapter1.   So I would like to ask you guys to kindly help me or give me some hints on how to query the available devices and check their description.   Thanks in advance