Render Accel with Radeons

Michel Dänzer michel at
Sun Sep 19 10:53:18 PDT 2004

On Sun, 2004-09-19 at 18:50 +0530, Ayan Chakrabarti wrote:
> I've just downloaded and compiled 6.8.1 (with GCC-3.4.1 if that's any
> help). Anyway, I have a Radeon 7000 (VY) (i believe it falls under the rv100
> category of ati chips). Now I have dri and everything working, but alpha
> blending is not accelerated at all.
> I've basically enabled composite and am using xcompmgr and transset to get my
> windows to look translucent. I've enabled "Render Accel" in my devices section
> but there doesn't seem to be significant improvement, while setting the same
> option on an nvidia system (in the very next room !) really reduces
> the render time.

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
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