Radeon EXA experiences
benh at kernel.crashing.org
Sat Sep 24 15:50:52 PDT 2005
On Sat, 2005-09-24 at 16:11 +0200, Pierre Ossman wrote:
> I installed the latest xorg from cvs to give the new exa framework a go.
> These are the issues I found:
> * The initial 'X' cursor is instead a blue, semi-transparent square.
> * Only the first word of most texts is rendered.
> * Occasional rendering glitches around glyphs. A multicolored
> horisontal line appears.
> * Mouse pointer disappears over GL windows.
> * Mouse only gets 1-bit alpha over Xv overlay.
Have you checked out CVS ? At least some of these should have been fixed
> If I start xcompmgr I also have the problem of GL overlay not being
> clipped. But this appears on XAA aswell. XAA also gives rendering bugs
> with GL and xcompmgr so on this point EXA is more well behaved.
xcompmgr has bugs :)
> Only the text rendering bug is a real show stopper. Is there some way to
> disable just the glyph acceleration?
It should be fixed in current CVS
> Btw, composite and shadows on windows have got a real now even without
> EXA. I thought XAA couldn't accelerate those things?
XAA can, but not nearly as well as EXA.
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