X.Org 7.2, intel modesetting, slower glxgears score?

Eric Anholt eric at anholt.net
Mon Mar 12 16:14:30 PDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-03-12 at 18:34 -0400, Andrew Barr wrote:
> Hi all,
> Since all the required bits are now in Debian experimental, I went
> ahead, took the plunge, and upgraded my laptop (Intel 855GM) to X.Org
> 7.2 with RandR 1.2, Mesa 6.5.2, and xf86-video-intel 2.0 RC1. I am using
> the new i915tex DRI driver with 2.6.21-rc3 and a DRM tree from Mesa git.
> To my great surprise, it all works, even with Compiz! And the RandR 1.2
> stuff will be nice for hooking up to projectors at a higher frame rate
> than was possible with the BIOS. Nice work guys. :)
> Just one minor question: It seems my glxgears score is significantly
> lower, and it seems some effects like the cube plugin for Compiz are a
> bit less smooth. Is this a known problem of some kind or is there some
> way I could gather some information to file a bug on this? I know
> glxgears is a bad metric, is it possible I'm just imagining things here
> on the Compiz effects? Thanks in advance for any tips.

This should already be fixed in the current git tree compared to x-v-i
2.0rc1.  Also, apparently we're failing to init the tex driver, but
that's on my list to fix.

Eric Anholt                             anholt at FreeBSD.org
eric at anholt.net                         eric.anholt at intel.com
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