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Old 07-23-2011, 08:38 PM   #1
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Smile how can i configure display to get the best performance


what is the configuration file responsible for the X system !!! i did not have /etc/X11/xorg.conf file and the X server was pretty good and i can open it through "startx" command.
i created xorg.config by "xorgsetup" program but i could not feel any change. i wanna reconfigure my display driver to be sure it's functioning at maximum performance.
 
Old 07-24-2011, 06:08 AM   #2
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what's your VGA card?
 
Old 07-24-2011, 08:09 AM   #3
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Mobile Intel(R) 915GM/GMS,910GML Express Chipset Family
Approx.Total Memory: 122.0

this output from windows seven, i don't know how to get it under slackware
 
Old 07-24-2011, 08:14 AM   #4
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Is there some reason you think you aren't getting maximum performance now? The intel driver, which would be used by default for that GPU, doesn't leave much room, if any, for optimization.

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actually no reason , but i read the sticky thread " A Guide enabling 3d Acceleration on X11 " and it makes me confused about if my display is functioning with 3d acceleration and performance or not, specially that i don't have "xorg.conf" file so i thought it might be working standard configuration that work for any card.

and also i wanted to know where my display gets it's configuration from?
 
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XOrg is now able to detect and configure most VGA card by default right now, except when you have NVidia/ATI and install their proprietary drivers which should boost it's performance
 
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Old 07-24-2011, 09:22 AM   #7
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As indicated above, XOrg detects and configures automagically; you don't really need an xorg.conf file anymore.

If you're using KDE, click the Kickoff Application Launcher (the blue square at the left end of the panel with the "K" and gear), then, in the Favorites menu select System Settings. Select Desktop Effects, then check Enable desktop effects, click Apply and you'll pretty much have whatever the graphics controller can do.

To see what hardware you have, you can use (as root) the lspci utility which will produce a list similar to this
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prompt: lspci
lspci0:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset DRAM Controller (rev 03)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset PCI Express Root Port (rev 03)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:03.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset HECI Controller (rev 03)
00:03.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset PT IDER Controller (rev 03)
00:03.3 Serial controller: Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset Serial KT Controller (rev 03)
00:19.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82567LM-3 Gigabit Network Connection (rev 02)
00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801JD/DO (ICH10 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 02)
00:1a.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801JD/DO (ICH10 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5 (rev 02)
00:1a.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801JD/DO (ICH10 Family) USB UHCI Controller #6 (rev 02)
00:1a.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801JD/DO (ICH10 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801JD/DO (ICH10 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 02)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801JD/DO (ICH10 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801JD/DO (ICH10 Family) PCI Express Port 2 (rev 02)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801JD/DO (ICH10 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801JD/DO (ICH10 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801JD/DO (ICH10 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 02)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801JD/DO (ICH10 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge (rev a2)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801JDO (ICH10DO) LPC Interface Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.2 RAID bus controller: Intel Corporation 82801 SATA RAID Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801JD/DO (ICH10 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 02)
03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5722 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express
Hope this helps some.
 
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actually no reason , but i read the sticky thread " A Guide enabling 3d Acceleration on X11 " and it makes me confused about if my display is functioning with 3d acceleration and performance or not, specially that i don't have "xorg.conf" file so i thought it might be working standard configuration that work for any card.
If you want to know if you have 3D acceleration (again, you should by default), check the output of 'glxinfo'.

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Old 07-24-2011, 09:40 AM   #9
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thnQ guys u r so helpful it's really more than i wanted to know
 
  


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