[Bug 21611] radeon driver should fall back to XAA when DRI is non-functional as EXA requires DRI

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Tue May 12 02:43:31 PDT 2009


Peter Van Eynde <pvaneynd at gmail.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
           Severity|major                       |normal
            Summary|2c8e130f73c680d4a7381b2ef379|radeon driver should fall
                   |82b82c6ee478 can cause      |back to XAA when DRI is non-
                   |massive 2D performance      |functional as EXA requires
                   |slowdown                    |DRI

--- Comment #5 from Peter Van Eynde <pvaneynd at gmail.com>  2009-05-12 02:43:31 PST ---
>Understood, what I'm saying is that the DRI is required for best performance
>with EXA. (Maybe we should still default to XAA without DRI)

Indeed that seems to be the root cause for the behaviour that I've seen.

I've retitled the bug to this effect.

Incidentally, with DRI+EXA KDE is now nice and fast :-)

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