Great slowness with radeon(4x) and AccelMethod "EXA" for X.Org 7.2

Michel Dänzer michel at
Mon Jun 18 05:54:52 PDT 2007

On Sat, 2007-06-16 at 11:19 +0100, Chris Rankin wrote:
> > In general though, EXA is only expected to give a benefit when using
> > a compositing manager.
> I tried using XOrg 7.2 with a compositing manager 

Which one(s)?

> and EXA, and the result was so slow as to be unusable. So now I am
> back to using XAA.
> Isn't XAA the "old" acceleration architecture that EXA is supposed to
> replace, though? 

Kind of, though it's still around so you can choose the one that works
better for your workload...

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

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