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[SLE] Slow 3D with NVidia.
  • From: John D Lamb <J.D.Lamb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2006 19:52:26 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <1161546741.15029.3.camel@xxxxxxxxx>
Curiously I have a similar issue. I get fairly slow framecount unless I log in as root. Then I get about 20 times the number of frames per second.

Any suggestions/similarities?

> I wanted to check FlightGear, therefore I had to activate 3D and
> accel. I
> downloaded the newest nvidia driver,
> NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-8776-pkg1.run. I
> modified /etc/X11/xorg.conf in the same way I had done previously in
> 9.3
> where it worked, and rebooted.
>
>
> I try "glxgears", small window:
>
>
> cer@nimrodel:~> glxgears
> 3596 frames in 5.0 seconds = 719.072 FPS
> 4023 frames in 5.0 seconds = 804.191 FPS
> 4011 frames in 5.0 seconds = 802.194 FPS
>
>
> full screen
>
>
> 697 frames in 5.0 seconds = 139.220 FPS
> 652 frames in 5.0 seconds = 130.221 FPS
>
>
> The gears turn slowly, and the main cpu soars to 100%. This is not
> normal.
>
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JDL


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