OLPC and GLX
duff0097 at umn.edu
Sun Jan 20 12:06:07 EST 2008
After compiling in mesa source to get GLX working on the FC7-based
builds. Running `glxgears -fullscreen` I get ~25 fps. Compared to
Ubuntu which gets 65 fps, this is rather poor.
I think the Ubuntu performance shows that 3D (albeit simple 3D) is very
possible and worthwhile.
I've tried the amd and fbdev drivers - they make no performance
difference. Neither does i386 versus i586 (w/ mmx and 3dnow! included
I haven't tried DRI. I don't understand how it would help if I
understand DRI correctly, but perhaps I'm missing something. I have no
idea if processes that are re-niced automatically, or have some sort of
I'm using the default xorg.conf. I hope the problem is something simple
that I'm not seeing.
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