Subject: Re: xcompmgr
To: Blair Sadewitz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chavdar Ivanov <email@example.com>
Date: 06/28/2007 19:37:42
On 28/06/07, Blair Sadewitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Has anyone here tried xcompmgr with DRI and EXA?
I just did, not that I have heard of it before...
> It's not fancy, but
> it does speed up routine graphics operations a lot. The latest
> version is 1.1.3; 1.1.1 is in pkgsrc, so if you're going to try it,
> just make sure to update that package. It's easy to use: just put it
> in your .xinitrc and run it in the background. I'm using it with the
> -a option, which is the fastest.
Without the -a option my background does not get updated at all; with
it it seems fine and indeed fast, although I can't complain too much
about my laptop's graphics speed.
I will try other options later.
> There are no special effects with
> that option, but firefox blazes!