On Sep 29, 09 10:04:18 +0200, Dominik Grafenhofer wrote:
It is a well known problem, that some desktop effects
windows on compiz and kwin4) are unacceptably slow (take a few
SECONDS) when using the fglrx driver on ATI cards. Who is to blame
We cannot and will not support the fglrx driver from the SuSE side (lack
of manpower, lack of interest by ATI, you name it). That said, having a
repo with adapted packages is certainly interesting to users.
for the problem, is not entirely clear (possible
xorg, fglrx). For the time being there exists a hack/workaround/...
for the xserver, which disables background initialization. This will
The patch as is is not usable for us. It might be if it checked for the
driver name and only disabled bg init if the fglrx driver is used.
The perfect solution would be to put the patched
xserver packages in
the ATI fglrx repository. However, I do not know if this is feasible.
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