glxgears with no ... gears?!
On Saturday 31 October 2009 15:48:10 Valmor de Almeida wrote:
> Mick wrote:
> > Am I the only one with dodgy glxgears? Any ideas at all?
> > On Tuesday 06 October 2009, Mick wrote:
> >> I've updated xorg following all relevant instructions by gentoo devs on
> >> an old laptop and when I run glxgears I get no graphic and pedestrian
> >> speeds:
> >> $ glxgears
> >> 629 frames in 5.0 seconds = 125.622 FPS
> >> 629 frames in 5.0 seconds = 125.718 FPS
> >> 627 frames in 5.0 seconds = 125.377 FPS
> >> If I maximise the window, still no gears just a black terminal window
> >> and I get:
> >> 93 frames in 5.0 seconds = 18.474 FPS
> >> It's never been that bad before. I've noticed that emerge -uDv world
> >> pulled in xorg-drivers and it also emerged xf86-video-ati. I attach the
> >> list of the packages that were emerged today and my Xorg.0.log, just in
> >> case you see something amiss in there.
> >> Please ask if you need more info.
> >> PS. I have no xorg.conf, but can post the *.fdi files if needed.
> No. See recent post: [gentoo-user] Xorg slow after upgrade
Thanks Valmor, I saw the thread. I don't run KDE4 only xdm/fluxbox (although
I run KDE4 applications individually). In the past the odd xorg upgrade might
have made things worse, until a new version came out and restored performance
to a good/acceptable level. This current deterioration in performance has
been gradual since I think xorg 1.5. All I can assume is that my hardware is
so getting so old that it is becoming unsupported.