EXA distorts windows
Paulo J. Matos
pocm at soton.ac.uk
Thu Jun 21 04:01:22 PDT 2007
On 6/19/07, Michel Dänzer <michel at tungstengraphics.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-06-19 at 15:36 +0100, Paulo J. Matos wrote:
> > On 6/19/07, Michel Dänzer <michel at tungstengraphics.com> wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2007-06-19 at 10:11 +0100, Paulo J. Matos wrote:
> > > > I think EXA is supposed to improve 2D performance.
> > >
> > > With a compositing manager, yes.
> > Do you mean I need to load the composite extension
> Yes, and use a compositing manager such as xcompmgr or xfwm4.
What do you mean by using xcompmgr? You mean starting xcompmgr on the
background at the same time as my window manager?
> > (and AIGLX?!?) ?
> GLX compositing managers such as compiz are a different story, for EXA
> to benefit those you need somebody to implement zero-copy tfp support in
> the Mesa radeon driver and then use the GIT master branches of xserver
> (to become 1.4) and xf86-video-ati (to become 6.7).
No, I was just wanting to know what do I need to have enabled so I can
try to benchmark correctly with EXA and without EXA performances.
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Paulo Jorge Matos - pocm at soton.ac.uk
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University of Southampton, UK
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