RenderAccel on IGP?

Michel Dänzer michel at
Tue Aug 31 21:36:12 PDT 2004

On Mon, 2004-08-30 at 18:04 +0200, Francesco Biscani wrote:
> - displaying of fonts on screen seems much faster. I tried to do "find /" on a 
> console with aa fonts and seemed faster than prevoius version (is this 
> because of RenderAccel?)


> - transparencies and shadows are still dead slow. Better with RenderAccel, but 
> still quite unusable. Is this because the lack of support for component alpha 
> rendering in the "radeon" driver? 

No. The problem is that the current XAA Render acceleration hook is
inadequate for this usage scenario. Apparently, the plan is to integrate
kaa from kdrive after the release.

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
Libre software enthusiast    |

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