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Re: Perfomance problems with NVidia

On Fri, 2005-07-08 at 20:13 +0200, Sven Krahn wrote:
> > No problems. Something that came to mind that may affect your results
> > are background programs, and your desktop environment. Do you have any
> > CPU or graphically intensive applications running ? eg on my system when
> > running the distributed.net client at lowest priority, glxgears only
> > gives me 198FPS (32bit desktop), stopping it and I shoot up to 2300FPS
> > (32bit desktop). Other things that that give me a performance hit
> > include running java, and receiving email when benchmarking
> > (spamassassin is a cpu hog).
> Thanks Jamie for your detailed reply. The only thing I have changed is
> that I switched from Debian-sid's XFree86 to Ubuntu's X.org. In order
> to enable shadows/translucency I also had to exchange KDE 3.4 from
> Debian to Ubuntu because of the required composite manager which (as
> far as I understand) is part of kwin (in Ubuntu, but not yet in the
> Debian kwin package). Unfortunately, I can't easily switch back to
> give it another try because after a re-install of the whole system I
> did not install XFree86 at all anymore. However, like you recommended,
> I will check later today if there is something else running in the
> background which I am not aware of right now.

Do you have
Option "AllowGLXWithComposite" "true"
set in your xorg.conf file ? 

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