[ltp] ATI driver
Jeffrey L. Taylor
Wed, 13 Oct 2004 05:28:51 -0500
Quoting IEEE alias <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Quoting Alex Deucher <email@example.com>:
> > On Tue, 12 Oct 2004 14:45:43 +0100, Nick Bower <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Could you clarify how you managed this Robert? I have a new T42 w/7500
> > > and have DRI enabled, AGPMode=4, etc etc and only get the following with
> > > xfree86 4.3 and radeon driver (mandrake 10):
> > >
> > > 3523 frames in 5.0 seconds = 704.600 FPS
> > > 3577 frames in 5.0 seconds = 715.400 FPS
> > > 3570 frames in 5.0 seconds = 714.000 FPS
> > > 3578 frames in 5.0 seconds = 715.600 FPS
> > that seems reasonable for a 7500. it's r100 based after all. things to note:
> > - some laptops use slower ram or a 32 bit wide memory bus
> > - xfree86 4.3 is old. a newer xorg may yield moderate speed improvements
> > - enabling page flipping can help performance
> T41 w/ 7500 card, SuSE 9.2beta3 w/ X.org 6.8.1, radeon driver, default
> AGPMode (i.e., not specified). I get just under 1200fps w/ 3D
> acceleration enabled. Around 250-300fps without 3D accel.
However, the display is corrupt after a suspend to swap/resume cycle.
*Sigh* Back to no 3D accel. I'd rather have the fast power up/down
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