kdrive & amd64 & r300 question

Tilman Sauerbeck tilman at code-monkey.de
Sat Feb 3 03:34:01 PST 2007

Daniel Kasak [2007-02-03 22:07]:
> I've been playing around with EXA on my r300 ( built X from git master,
> just after the exa-damagetrack merge ). It's promising, but at the
> moment still pushes my CPU usage through the roof ( though at least it's

http://xorg.freedesktop.org/wiki/ExaStatus says:
"r300 and r400 core-only", ie there's no Render acceleration for your
chip. Which makes EXA pretty useless.

> So I'd like to try out kdrive, which I've heard a bit about, but never
> used. Does it support r300 chips? I just tried to build it ( using a
> Gentoo ebuild, with the 'kdrive' USE flag ), and got:

kdrive's ati driver doesn't have Render acceleration for r300 either.


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