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Re: X.Org Hits Testing

Jason Clinton wrote:
Well its finally happened, and I'm so happy that it has. As of now, most of mirrors have X.Org packages in their testing/etch repository. Before I perform the upgrade, I'm starting this thread to catch any and all problems that might arrise. Please let us know if you have any trouble with the upgrade by replying here.

*crosses fingers and runs 'aptitude upgrade'*

Don't know if this is appropriate. Anyway:

I have Nvidia videocards and use the closedsource driver (7167).

X.org with its eyecandy, for a non-gamer, brought the necessity of using driver options:

	Option      "RenderAccel" 		"true"
	Option 	    "AllowGLXWithComposite" 	"true"

When you do that it causes a tight loop in the server, as detailed here:

So if you turn the options off the CPU hits 100% very soon upon using the candy options, regardless of what CPU you use.

For myself that sort of finishes X.org, since I don't know what it offers beyond what XFree86 does for me.

I'd be interested to know if anyone can use Nvidia driver with Nvidia cards and use the options but does not have the problem. And if so what mobo you use.


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