Re: X.org Questions
Reply to the mail from Timo Reimerdes (email@example.com):
> Yet another question:
> What, except the transparency and the shadow-thingy is of advantage in
> x.org? is anything done noticably better? is it recomendable?
I have an iBook G4 with the ATI Radeon mobility 9200 and ( like on any card other than NVIDIA ) transparency works slow as hell.
Also if you enable the composite extension ( required for transparency ), the server tends to crash ( it does for me
if I start some GTK+1.3 application ). So I guess one will turn off the composite manager ( and thus most of the new features )
But with the composite manager disabled, it runs just as solid as the xfree server. It is also said that the X.org server
should be able to recover from suspend-to-disk with DRI enabled which would be a real benefit compared to XFree.
I have not noticed any other performance improvements.