Slow AA and RGB text rendering
michel at daenzer.net
Tue Jan 31 01:45:26 PST 2006
On Tue, 2006-01-31 at 09:59 +0100, Pierre Ossman wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-01-25 at 22:30 -0500, debian at openserve.org wrote:
> >> On the following machine:
> >> Athlon64 3000
> >> Nvidia GeForce 6600GT
> >> Kernel 2.6.14, Xorg 6.9.0.dfsg.1-3
> >> (Render enabled and verified working, Composite disabled, GLX working)
> >> I'm getting only 22 kchar/s using: x11perf -rgb10text
> >> Even software rendering should not be THIS slow considering that...
> >> ..For comparison, I dug out a retired P2-266 laptop with a PCI S3
> >> video chipset. It hasn't been updated for years. (Kernel 2.6.1,
> >> XFree86 4.2.1-16) The same benchmark reported about 17 kchar/s.
> If you're digging into this please also consider:
> (EXA subpixel glyph rendering terribly slow)
Given the machine specs above, it's very unlikely that he's using EXA.
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