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Re: X.org Questions

On Mon, 2004-09-13 at 15:26 +0200, Arne Caspari wrote:
> Reply to the mail from Timo Reimerdes (tr@gtnw.de):
> > 
> > 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 ) 
> of anyway. 
> 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. 

So far I can't properly suspend with it even without DRI. The colors are
off on resume without it, with it it has scrambled video in the same
manner XFree86 4.3 does.

> I have not noticed any other performance improvements. 
>  -Arne
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