R200 PCI faster with TCL disabled. (fwd)

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Mon Oct 18 15:37:43 PDT 2004

On Monday 18 October 2004 17:40, Vladimir Dergachev wrote:
>Gene - try this suggestion..
>                    Vladimir Dergachev
>---------- Forwarded message ----------
>Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2004 23:17:45 +0200
>From: Jacek Rosik <paproch at fastmail.fm>
>To: dri-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
>Subject: R200 PCI faster with TCL disabled.
>I was testing some apps on my PCI 9200. And I noticed that they run
>terribly slow. But when i switched to wireframe mode the frame rate
>seemed much better. This seemed strange. IIRC radeons are much
> faster in rendering solid geometry than wireframe. So after a
> little thinking I set R200_NO_TCL an run those apps again.
> Automagicaly they became about 4 times faster: ~20/~90 fps. Nice, a
> fallback which is faster than normal path :). Any ideas?

I did a 'set  R200_NO_TCL';glxgears, and still got my usual 198-199 
fps.  Maybe this card is a POS?

Cheers, Gene
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