X performance on mini-itx boards

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Wed Sep 1 12:13:25 PDT 2004

On Wed, 2004-09-01 at 06:28, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Maw, 2004-08-31 at 21:43, Hamie wrote:
> > What sort of performance on the VIA mini-itx boards can be expected with 
> > XOrg? Is there hardware acceleration available for these boards? WHat 
> > sort of fps can you get with glxgears at default size?
> The older ones are trident video and have no 3D acceleration but do
> have nice 2D acceleration and are perfectly adequate. We have docs for
> the 3D but nobody has been crazy enough to write a driver.
> The later ones (those with DDR RAM) have VIA/S3 Unichrome video which
> again is adequate for 2D. The 3D driver is still undergoing some work to
> fix security concerns. Its performance is not bad - it plays bzflag,
> tuxracer etc well. It struggles on modern games.

Are you sure the 3D acceleration works on the CLE266?  I get the exact
same framerate in glxgears regardless of whether the 3D driver is


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