client-side font rendering very very slow in xserver 1.5.3 w/r200: massive fetches from VRAM, why?

Michel Dänzer michel at
Tue Feb 3 23:09:17 PST 2009

On Tue, 2009-02-03 at 23:26 +0000, Nix wrote:
> [dix] Could not init font path element /usr/lib/X11/fonts/OTF, removing from list!
> It's hard to check the scrolling behaviour of antialiased and fixed-point text
> when the only font you have is 'fixed' :)

Well, FWIW this only affects core fonts, not client-side fonts.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |      
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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