XAA vs. EXA in old hardware support
macallan at netbsd.org
Tue Jun 20 19:59:22 PDT 2006
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>>> Of course, trying again with current hardware would make sense;
>>> are different now.
>> Hmm, I did some measurements as well ( previous post... ) and
>> the same tests on XFree86 4.5 showed a consistent, significant
>> performance advantage for XFree86. About 10% in low level tests like
>> line- and font drawing, about 20% in -map.
> I've seen scattered reports of similar. I'd love to see someone
> profile it
> and find out exactly where we're spending our time. The obvious first
> is the extra GC wrap for the Damage extension; try turning it off and
> measuring again.
Tried that - no significant change in the x11perf results on Xorg.
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