Composite manager causes graphic gliches
yogizz at gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 09:53:55 CEST 2007
On Tue, 17 Jul 2007 07:47:12 +0200
polytan <polytan at gmail.com> wrote:
> I use the radeon driver with ati 9600 pro AND I have dri enabled !
> You just have to use a recent driver (May or June 2006) and It's ok
> (with mesa, etc.). I can use compiz-fusion and xmoto, everything onto
> Moreover, I prefer to use only xfce because the desktop has a better
> configuration (and compiz doesn't really add fun features (compared
> to the stability with xfce) (that's just my opinion and it's not the
> debate here)).
> I used these HOWTO (for gentoo, but you can try them) :
> http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_DRI_with_ATi_Open-Source_Drivers <=
> section with the modules compiled with the kernel (ok with 2.6.21 and
> 2.6.22, I just had to add a few links and permissions
> to /dev/dri/card0 ) http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_compiz-fusion
> Personally, I *really* prefer the open source driver because a lot
> more stable with this graphical card !
> If you want, I can post my xorg.conf.
Well, the thing is, I need OpenGL for games. If I didn't I'd go with
open-source drivers. Thanks for your suggestion though.
> 2007/7/17, Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at gmail.com>:
> > On 7/16/07, Erik Harrison <erikharrison at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Does this or similar occur with other compositing managers, or
> > > just
> > Xfce's?
> > I really doubt it would come from xfwm4 compositing manager. It has
> > proved to be very stable and reliable and it works just fine with
> > NVidia or simply no acceleration at all.
> > This being said, most work is being done on OpenGL compositing in
> > Xorg because of Beryl and Compiz, so it may work with these
> > compositior since they are not using Render but OpenGL.
> > So I'm not quite sure the question is really relevant.
> > Cheers,
> > Olivier.
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