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Re: trident noise

Awesome! That nailed the problem. I didn't realize what I was looking
at when I saw this option in the man page. When I first saw this
problem, it was a "patch the source or bother your vendor problem."

Thanks to Sven too. 


Juliusz Chroboczek <jch@pps.jussieu.fr> writes:

> > for inexpensive hardware. However, as soon as X is loaded and a window
> > is perturbed, the sound card goes insane.
> > Now, if I remember my history, PCI video card manufacturers discovered
> > at some point that they could lengthen the little bars produced by
> > WinBench by a few percent if they wrote blindly to the instruction
> > queue on the video card.
> Exactly.
> > I can't imagine that Branden had anything to do with this, so is
> > probably an upstream problem.
> Yep.  Try adding ``Option "PciRetry" "true"'' to your Device section.
> Upstream is trying to be benchmark- rather than user-friendly.
> (To expand on that: the XFree86 4 client scheduler specially optimises
> the case of a single client.  That only happens when benchmarking.)
>                                         Juliusz

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