r200 exa performance regression in xserver-1.6?
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Wed Mar 25 22:36:26 PDT 2009
On 3/26/09, Daniel Kasak <daniel.kasak at 247realmedia.com> wrote:
> Hi all.
> I've brought an old r200 card out of retirement to bring some bling to
> my work desktop. I was running xserver-1.5.something with an integrated
> nvidia card. I did an upgrade to xserver-1.6, mesa-7.4-rc1 and
> I don't have any figures for previous software on this hardware, but I
> can say that back when I was using this card at home on my old server,
> it used to *fly* - particularly after the exa-zero-copy-tfp landed. I
> certainly didn't get jumpiness or pauses like I'm getting now.
> So anyway, I'm running ecomorph ( compiz port for E17 ), and most of the
> effects are very slow and jumpy.
Does adding a virtual line to the screen section of your config to
limit the front buffer size help?
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