Bug#546588: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: Display very slow

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Sun Sep 20 22:23:33 PDT 2009

On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 10:01 AM, Kjö Hansi Glaz <kjo at a4nancy.net.eu.org> wrote:
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-radeon
> Version: 1:6.12.3-1
> Severity: normal
> I think I experience the same problem, despite that I have firmware-linux installed. Display became slower and uses a lot of CPU since the upgrade.

You GPU has very limited vram so EXA may not perform well without a
decent memory manager.  Try XAA for now:
Option "AccelMethod" "XAA"
in the device section of your xorg config.


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