Verifying my 3D drivers set up properly for my nVidia based graphics card

Norbert Papke fbsd-ml at
Fri Mar 16 01:04:38 UTC 2007

On Thursday 15 March 2007 10:37, Jim Stapleton wrote:
>  Also a couple of OpenGL applications are running slower
> than one would expect given my card (especially in the screen savers
> area, where the same apps would run /too fast/ with my old Ti4200.
> These in conjunction lead me to suspect my graphics setup.

> /etc/X11/xorg.conf:
> Section "Extensions"
>     Option "Composite" "Enable"
> EndSection

Even though the nvidia drivers claim to support OpenGL with the composite 
extension enabled, my experience has been that it leads to performance 
similar to what you are describing.  Try disabling composite.


-- Norbert.

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