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



On Tuesday 27 October 2009 02:52:05 you wrote:
> 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.

I'm using these packages now and it's much better (speed is much better, 
rendering is (still) not at 100 % ) :
kernel, libdrm, mesa from koji
xorg-x11-drv-ati with sources updated to radeon's git snapshot


feel free to ask if you need some testing, logs, ...

Michal


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