Radeon: random bits of pixmaps with XAA, fixed with EXA

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Mon May 26 21:27:01 PDT 2008

On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 3:15 PM, Juliusz Chroboczek
<Juliusz.Chroboczek at pps.jussieu.fr> wrote:
>> Running Debian's xserver-xorg-video-ati version 1:6.8.0-1 on AMD64 on
>> a radeon 9600, I'm occasionally seeing random bits of pixmaps in
>> Firefox windows.  This is fixed by setting
>>         Option          "AccelMethod" "EXA"
>> in my config file.
> I also needed to set
>        Option          "MigrationHeuristic" "greedy"
> (whatever that means) in order for Firefox to be usable again.

xf86-video-ati from git and a recent xserver improves EXA performance a lot.


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