Wayland doesnt seem rendering on gpu

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 04:31:21 PST 2013

On Tue, 8 Jan 2013 17:49:51 +0530
ashjas <ashjas at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am running weston-launch without X. i did that by stoping the window
> manager on ubuntu using sudo stop lightdm and greping for X process..
> but it seems that all the rendering is still being done on the cpu as the
> cpu is almost 100% when i run the ./smoke client demo application..
> how to know if the gpu is being even used or not?
> Am i missing something here?

Yeah, Weston probably *is* using the GPU (check the weston log), but
smoke is a software rendering client, so it will never use GPU. Smoke
does use a lot of CPU.


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