Bug#451571: xserver-xorg-video-intel: uses lots of CPU with Compiz and (new default) EXA
On Sat, Nov 17, 2007 at 02:55:32AM +0000, brian m. carlson wrote:
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-intel
> Version: 2:2.2.0-1
> Severity: important
> The intel video driver now uses EXA by default. When using Compiz as my
> window manager, Xorg consistently uses >50% of the CPU when scrolling in
> Firefox or doing other simple (and formerly efficient) operations.
> This did not occur with XAA, because I used XAANoOffscreenPixmaps, which
> is recommended with Compiz. Now, using EXA, offscreen memory is
> allocated, which I believe to be the cause of the CPU waste.
Does this still happen with latest intel driver from Lenny?
And from unstable or experimental where UXA replaces/improves EXA?