I think the check is for nvidia, maybe for Xgl too.
Originally Posted by pm_64
If you use compiz with AIGLX, you do indirect rendering. I think you all are discussing something that isn't even a problem. I agree that compiz is slow with ati 8.42.3, but that's probably due to buggy drivers ...
AIGLX probably also allows you to do hardware rendering from a remote X client, becouse commands are passed through network to the X server, which does the rendering.
Last edited by ambro814; 10-29-2007 at 04:53 PM.