via k8m890 very slow with vesa

Henrik Lundberg henrik at
Fri Nov 24 13:47:27 PST 2006

On Fri, 2006-11-24 at 00:35 -0500, Alex Deucher wrote:
> The vesa driver is not accelerated as vesa does not provide any
> interface for acceleration.  Basically vesa just provides a generic
> bios interface for setting modes.  MMIO access to the FB is slow.
> That is the limiting factor in performance.
> Alex

I used vesa with xorg 7.0 before installing 7.1 and the operations I
described earlier performed quiet well. Was there acceleration available
back then? I'm confused...

I'm using Debian testing on arch AMD64. Maybe it matters?

Best regards

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