very bad, and very weird, scrolling text performance xorg 1.5.3 intel 2.5.1 GM965

Jeffrey Baker jwbaker at
Wed Dec 17 09:36:53 PST 2008

On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 3:48 PM, Thomas Jaeger <thjaeger at> wrote:
> You really need the glyph cache in the X server to get decent text
> performance out of the 2.5 intel driver.  The patches are pretty
> straightforward to backport, but it is my understanding that a 1.6
> server will be uploaded to jaunty soon, so you might want to wait for that.

I was skeptical, but the 1.6 xorg server was uploaded to Jaunty today
and it's much faster, still using 2.5.1 intel driver.


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