show app icon in the title bar
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Tue Nov 1 10:01:06 CET 2005
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Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-11-01 at 00:21 -0800, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>>The nvidia proprietary drivers. Render is way too slow with 'nv',
>>unfortunately, so composite is mostly unusable.
> Well, NVidia drivers are too unstable. It works with open source
If your definition of 'works' is 'unbearably slow, making the desktop
unusable for normal tasks', then sure, it 'works'. ^_~
> I do not support NVidia proprietary drivers because they are way too
> unstable (it crashes the same way with xcompmgr, metacity and KDE, so
> it's not xfce specific).
Did you test those with the nvidia binary drivers? I haven't yet, but I
might go to the effort if you haven't. Have you reproduced my 100% CPU
issue? You mentioned before that you weren't able to. Note that I
don't get a crash at all, just 100% CPU utilisation on the X process
after 1-2 hours of xfwm4 runtime. Restarting only xfwm4 fixes the
problem for another 1-2 hours.
> Sorry, but either revert to "nv" open source driver, disable render
> accel or turn off the compositor. BTW, I'm pretty sure the problem is
> not with my code unless proven otherwise.
That's unfortunate, since it's mostly impossible to prove it either way.
Pretty much anything I can say (such as, "it works ok with SVN revision
X, but not with Y"), you can just say "well I guess I'm just exposing a
bug in nvidia's drivers". *sigh* Ah well; it's a shame to have to
disable the compositor, but that's really the only option open. Perhaps
'nv' will perform better in 6.7.0.
Thanks for looking into this...
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