Xorg 7.0-rc1 and EXA (radeon 9200)
marchesin at icps.u-strasbg.fr
Tue Oct 25 10:46:58 PDT 2005
On Tue, Oct 25, 2005 at 08:34:17AM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-10-24 at 23:32 +0000, morgoth6 at box43.pl wrote:
> > Hell[o]
> > > No, GNOME is usually snappy here, running xcompmgr -a.
> > Also any GTK+ apps are deam slow under KDE for example. Hmmm weird ... anyway any progress with this DRM patch ?
> > > Sounds like SW cursor is being used instead of HW cursor. There's a
> > > known issue where the radeon driver with EXA sometimes (in particular
> > > after a VT switch) drops back from HW cursor to SW cursor, without any
> > > sign of it in the log file.
> > Is there a way to verify which cursor mode is used in a moment ?
> Does this work for you ?
Did you actually try this with dri enabled ? I think this will break the
surfaces. In fact, when using DRI, X shouldn't setup the surfaces
directly bu only through DRM.
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