window resizing issue with composite extension
Rui Tiago Cação Matos
tiagomatos at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 02:36:41 PDT 2008
On 27/04/2008, Steve E. <steve.vip at gmx.de> wrote:
> I've read about the performance problem when resizing windows in a
> composited environment and I'am having this trouble too. Currently I'm using
> * Athlon XP 2600+ Barton
> * Via KT400
> * GeForce 7600 GS AGP 8x
> * X.org 7.2
> * nvidia 169.12
nvidia blob discussion should be at
> I have configured my xorg.conf with nvidia-xconfig which puts following
> lines in my original config file which was generated with sax2:
> Section "Screen"
> Option "RenderAccel" "True"
> Option "AllowGLXWithComposite" "True"
> Option "AddARGBGLXVisuals" "True"
> Option "DamageEvents" "True"
You don't need any of those options (those are already the defaults).
> Section "Extensions"
> Option "Composite" "Enable"
> Independently from the other options my window resizing performance is
> very bad when having Composite enabled.
> Is it still an actual problem or do I have to update my software
> packages somehow or buy new hardware components? So what can I do or not?
nvidia's blob 2D performance (especially XRender) is nothing to write
home about. Have a look at the nvnews forums.
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