[ubuntu-x] Will UXA be the default for Jaunty without fiddling around with xorg.conf?

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Tue Feb 3 10:51:45 GMT 2009

On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 02:40:03AM -0500, Eric Appleman wrote:
> I must ask then: If no UXA by default, how will visible the performance 
> loss from 2.4.x to 2.6.x be ameliorated?
> On a happier note though, if you need help testing anything on a 945GM, 
> I'll be glad to help.

Please test if reverting back to 2.4.x undoes the performance regression
you are seeing.
> Also, from what I have observed the upstream fixes in tormod's 2.6.99 
> driver have really made a difference in performance for me over the 
> 2.6.0 in the main repo. I can only imagine that the git tree will be 
> golden by the time March or early April rolls around. But then again, I 
> don't know which freeze date you guys are subject to. If UXA doesn't 
> make it, it'll be a shame, but at least I can be somewhat relieved that 
> there will be little excuse to not make it default along with KMS by the 
> time Jaunty+1 rolls around. :3

Upstream needs to give us something which does not have stability issues
nor performance regressions, across the range of hardware chipsets we
care about.


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