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Old 07-27-2009, 07:55 AM   #31
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grissiom View Post
Those warnings have been seen since upgraded to Xorg 1.6(if my memory is Ok ). After some googleing I found those modules ware not included in resent xorgs. So I just comment them out in my xorg.conf: (hope you can get more info from the comments )
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  195 #http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Xorg
  196 # recent versions of xorg-server do not include the type1 font module
  197 # (completely replaced by freetype
  198 #       Load  "type1"
  199 #
  200 #http://forums.opensuse.org/install-boot-login/409719-what-happened-freetype-module-xorg.html
  201 #The freetype module is no longer needed thus it's not there.
  202 #       Load  "freetype"
I haven't seen any regression.
Yes, but I haven't them in my xorg.conf, but it still returns e those warnings I remember that before to install these new "test packages" those warnings didn't appear, well, now we've two warnings, don't worry they don't bother, just little things
 
Old 07-27-2009, 08:04 AM   #32
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Working very well on my thinkpad R61:

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960
Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0c)

So far, 2.8.0 shows slightly more positive results than 2.7.1 on my chip (almost certainly as a result of using UXA). Otherwise, loading UXA with xorg.conf on 2.7.1 OR 2.8 have both resulted in pretty stable results on my laptop.
 
Old 07-27-2009, 12:38 PM   #33
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Thanks for the links on the type1 and freetype modules, grissiom. Based on the contents, I'm guessing that the OP had an xorg.conf already present on the system.
 
Old 07-27-2009, 01:03 PM   #34
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Everything works fine on a Slackware32 with an ATI HD3850 using the Catalyst 9-7
 
Old 07-27-2009, 05:30 PM   #35
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Intel 945GM rev3
Before rworkman's packages: no composite, glxgears misrenders badly.

After rworkman's packages: composite works, glxgears works
1) default kernel and default configuration: composite works but is sluggish
2) default kernel and specifying UXA in xorg.conf: composite is fast

(non-requested info, but provided for other users)
3) my kernel* and default configuration: composite works but is a little sluggish
4) my kernel* and specifying UXA in xorg.conf: composite is fast
4) my kernel* + intel-2.8.0 + KMS: composite is so fast that i can play HD video, with a transparent konsole over it, spinning the desktop cube, and everything is still smooth :-D

* my kernel = linux-2.6.30.1 + the 8 patches Intel includes in the 2009Q2 "bundle" (http://intellinuxgraphics.org/downlo...2.6.30.1.patch)

/macavity
 
Old 07-27-2009, 08:07 PM   #36
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Finally found some time to test these packages and the result is that everything works fine on my testing machine, with up-to-date Slackware64-current.

I couldn't detect any differences in performance between the -current versions and the patched packages.
Also tried the 2.8.0 intel driver that seems to work well until now.
I do not use any fancy graphics packages on this machine though...
 
Old 07-27-2009, 09:24 PM   #37
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I couldn't detect any differences in performance between the -current versions and the patched packages.
Also tried the 2.8.0 intel driver that seems to work well until now.
I do not use any fancy graphics packages on this machine though...
Exactly which Intel chip is that? An "/sbin/lspci | grep VGA" output would be nice :-)
 
Old 07-27-2009, 10:05 PM   #38
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Prior to that with default -current, most operations were slow and UXA could not be enabled without crashes when attempting compositing. Using all of these packages, including intel 2.8. Everything works great on both laptop and desktop. EXA and UXA both work, UXA seems to provide better performance on both chips. Compositing on KDE4 is smooth, no video issues that I've seen yet. glxgears output is no longer scrambled, either. Both are on slackware64-current + these packages. The laptop is on 30.1 kernel, the desktop on stock 2.6.29.6.

Using hardwares:
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0c) [laptop]
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82G33/G31 Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 10) [desktop]

Last edited by eviljames; 07-27-2009 at 10:07 PM. Reason: foolish mistake
 
Old 07-27-2009, 10:09 PM   #39
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Exactly which Intel chip is that? An "/sbin/lspci | grep VGA" output would be nice :-)
ok, here it is:
Code:
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82G33/G31 Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 10)
<edit>
I was already using UXA btw...
</edit>

Last edited by niels.horn; 07-27-2009 at 10:10 PM.
 
Old 07-27-2009, 10:29 PM   #40
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ok, here it is:
Code:
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82G33/G31 Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 10)
Awesome, thanks :-)
Quote:
Originally Posted by niels.horn View Post
<edit>
I was already using UXA btw...
</edit>
Could you be persuaded to try 2.6.29.6-smp on intel-2.7.1 *without* UXA (that is, leave it at the default EXA) and see if everything still works for you?

I ask because this is the state that users will initially find their system in, and hence it has very high priority that this particular setup Just Works(TM)

Again, thank you for your participation :-)

/macavity
 
Old 07-27-2009, 10:46 PM   #41
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Could you be persuaded to try 2.6.29.6-smp on intel-2.7.1 *without* UXA (that is, leave it at the default EXA) and see if everything still works for you?
...
/macavity
I'm quite easy to persuade, as long as I have some time available

Just went back to the 2.7.1 intel driver.
It looks stable, but glxgears gives that funny result of ~60fps (with the 2.8.0 driver it gives ~1000fps)

Like I said, no fancy graphics here, no compositing, just Xfce with Firefox, gcview, gimp, etc.
 
Old 07-27-2009, 10:58 PM   #42
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Okay, for grins and giggles, I'll post my own results here too.
All is good with the following chipsets:
Code:
Thinkpad T400
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07)
Code:
Homemade dev box; using radeonhd driver
01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RS690 [Radeon X1200 Series]
Code:
Thinkpad T30
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon Mobility M7 LW [Radeon Mobility 7500]
I've got one more intel chipset here that I tested and it's fine, but that box isn't plugged in right now to give the chipset info.
 
Old 07-27-2009, 11:21 PM   #43
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Just went back to the 2.7.1 intel driver.
It looks stable, but glxgears gives that funny result of ~60fps (with the 2.8.0 driver it gives ~1000fps)
what does xdriinfo say?
 
Old 07-27-2009, 11:26 PM   #44
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..//.. all of these packages, including intel 2.8. ..//..
Could you try with intel-2.7.1 too? And with stock kernels on both please :-)


/macavity
 
Old 07-27-2009, 11:33 PM   #45
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Quote:
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what does xdriinfo say?
With the 2.7.1 driver (staying with this one, as I did not notice any differences), it says:
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Screen 0: i915
 
  


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