How well does the 945GM driver accalerate RENDER?

Eric Anholt eric at
Wed Jan 31 12:21:23 PST 2007

On Wed, 2007-01-31 at 20:04 +0100, Clemens Eisserer wrote:
> Hello,
> I'll buy a Intel-945GM powered Laptop soon, however I would like to
> make sure its not a pitfal as my nvidia laptop was.
> How well does the 945GM-driver accalerate Render operation, especially
> alpha-blending and antialiasing?

In the modesetting branch, we've merged EXA support, which gets you
Render acceleration.  It doesn't support Render gradients yet, but
that's planned, and cairo isn't using server-side gradients yet so it
doesn't matter too much.

Eric Anholt                             anholt at
eric at                         eric.anholt at
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