Wayland doesnt seem rendering on gpu

Kristian Høgsberg krh at bitplanet.net
Tue Jan 8 06:36:47 PST 2013

On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 7:31 AM, Pekka Paalanen <ppaalanen at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Exactly, you tried the on test client that burns a lot of CPU.  Try
simple-egl instead for a spinning EGL+GLES2 triangle, for example.


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