On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 10:05:30AM -0700, Ola Olsson wrote:
How do I verify that acceleration is working on my
machine? I just
installed 7.1 (kernel 2.4.2) on a 400 MHz G4 with ATI Rage 128 Pro
AGP 2x. It appears all the right drivers are loading in the log
files. The r128 driver is supposed to enable acceleration by default
with XFree86 4. I've been using XMMS with the open GL graphic
analyzer as the test. On my G4 the graphic analyzer "stumbles" along
while on my son's G3, with identical setup (accept for graphic card)
it hums along quite nice. Is it valid for me to be using XMMS to
varify acceleration? or is there a better, more definitive way of
testing this. I'm wondering whether acceleration might be on but I've
simply screwed up my XMMS installation. Perhaps I'm just a doofus but
I never had these "problems" with SuSE 7.0.
Thanks for any help,
certainly not definitive....
For me it has always been how fast windows render, scroll and when
you move them around, do they drag? If everything is smooth with no
drag, then acceleration is enabled. You can pretty easily see if it
isn't. Switch to X3 and you will see the difference!