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Old 03-08-2015, 10:17 PM   #1
cluesade
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How can I make steam games run better?


When I try to run TF2 on linux it runs horribly. I cant even play it. I have to go into htop to shut it down. Is there a reason this is happening? and how can I fix it. I have an i7 and gt 750m which is plenty.
 
Old 03-08-2015, 10:24 PM   #2
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are you using the nvidiav driver or nouveau ?
i Berkshire nouveau doesn't have support for 3-d
please provide the output for lsmod.
 
Old 03-08-2015, 10:24 PM   #3
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are you using the nvidiav driver or nouveau ?
i Berkshire nouveau doesn't have support for 3-d
please provide the output for lsmod.
no idea what any of that is. can you please explain how I provide output for lsmod?
 
Old 03-08-2015, 10:35 PM   #4
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Hi,
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no idea what any of that is. can you please explain how I provide output for lsmod?
Open a terminal, type "lsmod" (without quotes) and press Enter. Then use your pointer/mouse to copy and paste the output in to [code] tags in a post in this thread on this forum.

Evo2.
 
Old 03-08-2015, 10:37 PM   #5
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Hi,


Open a terminal, type "lsmod" (without quotes) and press Enter. Then use your pointer/mouse to copy and paste the output in to [code] tags in a post in this thread on this forum.

Evo2.
Code:
Module                  Size  Used by
rfcomm                 69160  8 
bnep                   19624  2 
binfmt_misc            17468  1 
uvcvideo               80885  0 
videobuf2_vmalloc      13216  1 uvcvideo
videobuf2_memops       13362  1 videobuf2_vmalloc
videobuf2_core         40664  1 uvcvideo
videodev              134688  2 uvcvideo,videobuf2_core
arc4                   12608  2 
iwldvm                232285  0 
mac80211              630653  1 iwldvm
snd_hda_codec_hdmi     46368  1 
dm_multipath           22873  0 
scsi_dh                14882  1 dm_multipath
intel_rapl             18773  0 
x86_pkg_temp_thermal    14205  0 
intel_powerclamp       14705  0 
coretemp               13435  0 
snd_hda_codec_realtek    65580  1 
kvm                   451552  0 
crct10dif_pclmul       14289  0 
crc32_pclmul           13113  0 
ghash_clmulni_intel    13216  0 
aesni_intel            55624  0 
aes_x86_64             17131  1 aesni_intel
lrw                    13286  1 aesni_intel
gf128mul               14951  1 lrw
glue_helper            13990  1 aesni_intel
ablk_helper            13597  1 aesni_intel
cryptd                 20359  3 ghash_clmulni_intel,aesni_intel,ablk_helper
snd_hda_intel          56451  5 
snd_hda_codec         192906  3 snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_intel
joydev                 17381  0 
snd_hwdep              13602  1 snd_hda_codec
serio_raw              13462  0 
snd_pcm               102099  3 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_codec,snd_hda_intel
snd_page_alloc         18710  2 snd_pcm,snd_hda_intel
lpc_ich                21080  0 
jmb38x_ms              18670  0 
memstick               16966  1 jmb38x_ms
snd_seq_midi           13324  0 
snd_seq_midi_event     14899  1 snd_seq_midi
iwlwifi               169932  1 iwldvm
btusb                  32412  0 
snd_rawmidi            30144  1 snd_seq_midi
bluetooth             391136  22 bnep,btusb,rfcomm
snd_seq                61560  2 snd_seq_midi_event,snd_seq_midi
cfg80211              484040  3 iwlwifi,mac80211,iwldvm
snd_seq_device         14497  3 snd_seq,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq_midi
snd_timer              29482  2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
mei_me                 18627  0 
mei                    82276  1 mei_me
snd                    69322  21 snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_hwdep,snd_timer,snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_pcm,snd_seq,snd_rawmidi,snd_hda_codec,snd_hda_intel,snd_seq_device,snd_seq_midi
soundcore              12680  1 snd
ideapad_laptop         18216  0 
sparse_keymap          13948  1 ideapad_laptop
shpchp                 37032  0 
mac_hid                13205  0 
parport_pc             32701  0 
ppdev                  17671  0 
lp                     17759  0 
parport                42348  3 lp,ppdev,parport_pc
dm_mirror              22135  0 
dm_region_hash         20862  1 dm_mirror
dm_log                 18411  2 dm_region_hash,dm_mirror
hid_generic            12548  0 
usbhid                 52659  0 
hid                   106148  2 hid_generic,usbhid
nouveau              1097199  3 
mxm_wmi                13021  1 nouveau
i2c_algo_bit           13413  1 nouveau
ttm                    85150  1 nouveau
psmouse               106678  0 
drm_kms_helper         55071  1 nouveau
ahci                   25819  2 
drm                   303102  5 ttm,drm_kms_helper,nouveau
sdhci_pci              23172  0 
alx                    32452  0 
libahci                32716  1 ahci
sdhci                  43015  1 sdhci_pci
mdio                   13807  1 alx
wmi                    19177  2 mxm_wmi,nouveau
 
Old 03-08-2015, 11:14 PM   #6
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Hi,

from the lsmod output I can see that you are using the free nouveau driver. If the performance is not satisfactory you may like to try using the non-free drivers from Nvidia. You seem to be posting from a machine running Ubuntu, so see http://help.ubuntu.com/community/Bin...erHowto/Nvidia.

HTH,

Evo2.
 
  


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