On Wednesday 14 January 2009 17:22:08 Gar Nelson wrote: > Rahul Sundaram wrote: > > Anne Wilson wrote: > >> On Wednesday 14 January 2009 01:15:28 Rahul Sundaram wrote: > >>> We will get there faster, if people report bugs when autoconfiguration > >>> does not work. > >> > >> Rahul, there must be hundreds of cases where autoconfiguration gives > >> you a working display, but because of the XAA/EXA issue still gives > >> problems. I'm assuming that there is no point in a bug report about > >> this, since I understand that EXA will become standard soon. If I'm > >> wrong, please tell me, and I'll go away and make the report. > > > > It depends. If the hardware is old for example, EXA won't work and you > > need a static hardware info fallback. It would be useful to file a > > report in such instances. > > > > Rahul > > In my case, it's a new Shuttle SN78SH7 with an integrated Nvidia GeForce > 8200. I took the easy way out and used system-config-display to make an > xorg.conf file, but I should learn how to file a bug report. > After some test periods using EXA and using XAA, I can see little difference on the Acer Aspire One (Intel 945GME Express). It did make a great deal of difference on the ATi Radeon Mobility X600 laptop, but since that laptop runs Mandriva I doubt if Fedora actually want that report. If it's helpful, I'll do it. Anne
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