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Re: xorg 1.3 breaks 9755? (was Re: X11 display terribly slow after upgrade)

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On 04/23/07 00:31, Joe Hart wrote:
> Ron Johnson wrote:
>> On 04/22/07 15:58, Joe Hart wrote:
>>> Ron Johnson wrote:
>>>> On 04/22/07 14:16, Joe Hart wrote:
>>>> [snip]
>>>>> Which drivers are you using?  On my system, the "nv" drivers are very
>>>>> sluggish, and the new xorg broke my 97.55, so I upgraded to the new beta
>>>>> 100.14.03, and performance is back.
>>>> How?  I'm using 9755 with xorg 1.3.0 and it works just fine.
>>>> (Although xorg 1.3.0 changes the location of certain drivers so you
>>>> have to run NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-9755-pkg1.run with command options
>>>> to point the module & library to new locations.
>>> Yes, I saw your message.  Quite ingenious of you to think of moving the
>>> drivers like you did.
>> Thanks for the compliment, but not my idea.  The idea and command
>> came from the nvidia forum (probably an nvidia employee).
>> I only gussied it up a bit to make it reusable.
>>>                        Me, I'm a freak for the latest things that will
>>> break my system.  That's why I run Sid and the beta drivers.  Just so
>>> you all know, I have a nice Etch partition to fall back on if I have to,
>>> while I struggle to get my Sid working, but so far, all is well.
>> I thought about installing 100.14.03, but saw too many bug reports.
>> You're saying, though, that it works well (so far) and understands
>> xorg 1.3.0's new directory layout?
> Yes.  I have seen no problems, Of course I still get pretty lousy fps
> reports, but no worse (slightly better) than what I was getting before.
> I get a whopping 880 fps, which is nothing compared to the 2500 or so I
> have seen on other machince, but since my eyes can't see much beyond 30
> fps, it really doesn't matter.

I just tried and get 1275fps on an FX5200.  Since I don't keep track
of the frame rate, I don't know what I was getting under 9746 or 9631.

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Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

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