[Bug 10160] EXA on r300 with merged framebuffer is slow and fails to repaint XV colorkey properly

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Fri Mar 2 15:25:24 PST 2007


------- Comment #4 from agd5f at yahoo.com  2007-03-02 15:25 PST -------
(In reply to comment #3)
> Ok, it was an old version of the radeon driver (the version from debian
> unstable). So I compiled the driver from a git checkout and well, the bug is
> gone, but I wouldn't consider the situation an improvement. While with XAA
> everythink work beautifully and quite fast (k, compositing is dog slow), the
> EXA tests feel sluggish, whether xcompmgr is running or not.
> What is more, when running with EXA enabled, the display freezes when
> terminating the X Server. With XAA, I can run several cycles (inlcuding 3D and
> compositing) in between. I only considered EXA, because the compositing
> features appealed me. They looked like the only way to get at least some nice
> looking grafics, as I cannot use beryl/compiz (my desktop is for many times
> 3080x1050 and a desktop being screwed from 2650 onward is ...)

There is no EXA composite acceleration on r300 and above anyway, so you won't
be gaining much.  Even if there was, it would be limited by the 3D engine as

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