Does metacity compositor use acceleration?

Christopher James Halse Rogers chalserogers at
Mon Mar 31 22:25:39 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-03-31 at 20:57 +0100, chombee wrote:
> I want to use the metacity compositor but I'm finding that it's much
> slower than with no compositor or with compiz. Something's up. I'm using
> an Nvidia Quadro4 900 XGL, and have the nvidia driver enabled via the
> ...
Does that mean that you are using Xgl?  You probably don't want to be -
nvidia's 2d acceleration isn't so terrible that you need to put an extra
layer in there to use the 3d engine to do 2d.
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