[R300] high Xorg process CPU usage

Michel Dänzer michel at tungstengraphics.com
Sat Jul 28 04:42:34 PDT 2007

On Fri, 2007-07-27 at 23:45 -0400, Andrew J. Barr wrote:
> I am trying out the Compiz Fusion stuff on my PowerBook G4 (RV350) and
> I have the aiglx-zero-copy-tfp patches from here[0] on Mesa 6.5.2,
> xorg-server 1.3, and xf86-video-ati 6.6.191. I notice that the Xorg
> process has a high level of CPU utilization (higher than with metacity
> or vanilla compiz), but the graphics aren't insanely choppy like they
> are without aiglx-zero-copy-tfp.

Just tried and noticed the same thing. :) I notice the compiz process is
using much more CPU than before as well though. It would be interesting
to oprofile this to see where the time is spent - I don't have time
right now, so feel free to beat me to it.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |          http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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