Better acceleration for R300-R500?
Is there work in progress to improve render acceleration for R300-R500, please? I have enabled EXA with AccelDFS on my dual 2.66 GHz P4 Xeon machine with its 2 GB RAM and Radeon 9550 card, but it still feels more sluggish at times than an old 500 MHz P3 with 384 MB RAM and a Radeon 7000 (also EXA with AccelDFS). This is particularly true when using Firefox.
Originally Posted by agd5f
Something ain't right...
P.S. Both machines are using Fedora 8 with the >= 6.8.0 ATI driver. (The P4 machine is also getting updated with the git version of the driver occasionally.)
What's the advantage of Textured Video, please?
For the xf86-ati driver at least, the CPU usage was higher in all cases with Textured Video than when using the Video Overlay. Is this because it's "early days" for Textured Video in the x86 driver? Or does Textured Video have other advantages beyond hardware acceleration?
Originally Posted by bridgman
Faster with "greedy", but...
Yes, you're right, it does seem faster. But it also seems to leave "artifacts" behind on my desktop when I move windows around now. It looks like there is a problem repainting the desktop's background.
Originally Posted by ferreira
I am using the xf86-video-ati driver from git.