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Re: Fwd: Request to update ATi OSS driver for Fedora 12

On Fri, 2009-10-23 at 09:39 +0200, Jerome Glisse wrote:

> > > I've installed F-12 beta on my new laptop with ati radeon hd 4570 graphic 
> > > card, I was going to file new bug. With kms enabled, everything is really 
> > > sloooow, with 'nomodeset' it's much faster. I can't say exactly "how" slow it 
> > > is, is there anything I can use for measuring?
> > 
> > cairo-perf-trace is, afaik, the best we have:
> > http://cworth.org/intel/performance_measurement/
> > 
> > I'm not sure if bug reports on this are useful. To some extent, slow
> > performance with KMS on some chips is a known issue. Jerome, do you want
> > bug reports from people who have this problem, or would more reports not
> > provide any new information?

> I think we already have bug open for slowness with KMS, r600/r700 is
> missing few pieces. We will work on performance latter, likely not in
> time for F12. We are mostly focusing on fixing bugs which makes GPU
> unusable first.

Thanks, Jerome. So, Michal H, there's no need to file a bug for this.
Thanks for reporting it, though.

Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
IRC: adamw | Fedora Talk: adamwill AT fedoraproject DOT org

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