Verifying my 3D drivers set up properly for my nVidia based
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Fri Mar 16 03:50:23 UTC 2007
Norbert Papke wrote:
> 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.
>> Section "Extensions"
>> Option "Composite" "Enable"
> 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.
True. Composite still isn't the greatest under the 6.9 branch of Xorg
(and it wasn't that great under Xorg 7.0 either). It might have improved
since then though in 7.1/7.2.
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