Slow minimizing/unminimizing using compiz

Corbin Simpson mostawesomedude at
Wed Oct 7 17:51:10 PDT 2009

On 10/07/2009 05:07 PM, Daniel Genis wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I hope someone here can help myself and other users who would like to
> use X org together with compiz on an ATI card.
> The problem is a delay which occurs when enabling compiz together with
> an ATI card. when minimizing and unminimizing. There are some patches
> around to help the issue, the problem with these is that the memory
> usage of Xorg steadily increases.
> Please see bugreport here:
> Within the bugreport 2 patches are mentioned (no-backfill & backclear
> patch) both having the memory issue as a side effect.
> For all I know this issue is already know but I wonder if there is any
> proper solution in sight?
> I was unable to check/report bug reports since
> isn't working for me presently.

We don't have anything to do with fglrx. We don't author it, we don't
support it. We do have open-source drivers that run compiz more or less
fine, and without that stupid window resize/map-unmap set of bugs.

The "proper solution" is to stop using fglrx.

~ C.

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