XFCE Terminal resize poor performance
michel at tungstengraphics.com
Tue May 20 00:48:11 PDT 2008
On Mon, 2008-05-19 at 23:21 -0700, Ray Van Dolson wrote:
> > oprofile results are here:
> > http://www.bludgeon.org/~rayvd/xorg/opreport_l.txt
> > http://www.bludgeon.org/~rayvd/xorg/opreport_callgraph.txt
> > http://www.bludgeon.org/~rayvd/xorg/xorg.conf
> In addition:
> I guess this seems to be resulting from compositor calls. Other
> applications within XFCE seem to resize just fine -- but not Terminal.
> If I disable the compositor explicitly in xorg.conf window resizes are
> fast again. So I guess I have a workaround; but should this work with
> compositing on? Seems to be fine in Gnome's terminal.
Basically, you need to find out why these operations are falling back to
ExaCheckComposite instead of being accelerated. A start could be to
rebuild the radeon driver with
#define RADEON_TRACE_FALL 0
changed to 1 in src/radeon_exa.c and record the resulting fallback
messages in the log file.
Earthling Michel Dänzer | http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast | Debian, X and DRI developer
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