X needs 99% CPU with gravitywars on radeon 9200
michel at daenzer.net
Sun Mar 6 12:17:33 PST 2005
On Sun, 2005-03-06 at 20:50 +0100, Dominique Dumont wrote:
> Michel Dänzer <michel at daenzer.net> writes:
> > And gravitywars isn't playable like this?
> With xorg, the X process starves gravitywars.
I'm not sure this conclusion is correct.
> Only a few % of the CPUare left to the game which is then not playable.
That might be a symptom of the X server not being able to keep up with
the data gravitywars throws at it.
> > Might not be directly related then... FWIW though, what results does
> > this give on XFree86?
> Roughly the same results as xorg:
> 14000 trep @ 1.9465 msec ( 514.0/sec): ShmPutImage 500x500 square
I'm not sure what's going on then... You'd have to find out what the X
server is doing with all the CPU time when gravitywars runs, e.g. with
something like oprofile.
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