Powerbook RV350 Performance

Dave Airlie airlied at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 15:44:05 PDT 2007

> I'll spare you all a long description of my frustrations trying to get
> decent 2D and (hopefully, eventually) 3D performance out of the Radeon
> Mobility in my Powerbook. Instead, I'll just ask what I am supposed to
> expect out of the radeon/r300 drivers at this time (xf86-video-ati
> 6.6.191; mesa 6.5.2; xorg-server and what options are
> recommended in xorg.conf for this configuration.
> I'd love to be able to run a compositing window manager but when I try
> that the scrolling speed in Firefox makes me want to throw things.

You could do some profiling and let us know where the slow-down occurs?

Also EXA might be worth trying but I've no idea how clean it is.. I
use it on my rv370 usually...
(but it's PSU needs some soldering..)


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