Composite manager causes graphic gliches
yogizz at gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 18:12:17 CEST 2007
On Tue, 17 Jul 2007 17:49:36 +0200
Mathias Brodala <info at noctus.net> wrote:
> Hi Yogiz.
> Yogiz, 17.07.2007 17:12:
> > On Tue, 17 Jul 2007 14:57:48 +0200
> > Mathias Brodala <info at noctus.net> wrote:
> >> Yogiz, 17.07.2007 14:46:
> >>> Uh, yeah, I don't use compiz and aiglx is disabled since it
> >>> doesn't work with atis very well. I'm trying to use Xfce's own
> >>> composite manager to get real transparency.
> >> For this you need AIGLX enabled which only works with the radeon
> >> but not with the fglrx driver.
> > Wow, really? Does that mean that it's impossible to use my Linux for
> > gaming and looking good at the same time (xfce's composite).
> Yeah. Has always been like this.
> > I mean the
> > transparency worked, even really well, it just caused some other
> > problems. You sure it's from AIGLX's absence?
> Are you really sure that AIGLX is deactivated? (Must be explicitely
> mentioned in xorg.conf) I didn’t even know that Xfwm4’s compositor
> can be launched without AIGLX.
I couldn't get direct rendering to work without disabling it, it gave
errors in Xorg.log so yes, I specifically disabled it in xorg.conf.
Overall, this is pretty sad news. Guess I'll have to start thinking
about getting an Nvidea card.
> Regards, Mathias
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