Exa and radeon
eric at anholt.net
Thu Apr 20 09:27:34 PDT 2006
On Tue, 2006-04-18 at 15:46 +0200, Francesco Biscani wrote:
> On Monday 17 April 2006 22:36, Dario Laera wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > after I've installed xorg-server-7.1_RC1 I've tried to run xcompmgr -a
> > with exa to see if some things were improved since 7.0, but I still get
> > strange result:
> > http://laera.web.cs.unibo.it/exa.png
> > I have a mobility 9600 running on a powerbook.
> > Thanks, Dario.
> (I'm CC'ing Eric Anholt, since he's the man for exa)
> from what I gather following CVS logs you should add an extra option to
> xorg.conf to enjoy the improved exa support in latest xorg:
> Option "MigrationHeuristic" "always"
This is definitely not recommended. It's just for debugging. That's
why it's undocumented.
> So, (that's a question for Eric ;) am I doing something wrong? Can I help in
> debugging this?
This is probably just driver brokenness. We're exercising the driver in
more ways than before, and I think radeon has issues.
Eric Anholt anholt at FreeBSD.org
eric at anholt.net eric.anholt at intel.com
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