[ubuntu-x] -intel 2.6.3 uploaded

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Mon Mar 23 22:12:11 GMT 2009

On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 09:49:38PM +0000, Peter Clifton wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-03-23 at 13:12 -0700, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> > For those of you who have tested UXA, now that -intel 2.6.3 has been in
> > the archive a few days, what are your thoughts on it compared with the
> > default EXA?
> I noted this blog post today:
> http://jasondclinton.livejournal.com/72910.html
> And it seems that the cpufreq governer being broken causes low fps / 3D
> performance. I seem to recall some kernel fixes in Jaunty to reinstate
> the ondemand governor. Perhaps my brief spell with no proper CPU
> governor corresponded to the increased FPS.
> (Setting the "performance" governor rather than "ondemand" pushes my
> "not a benchmark" glxgears numbers from about 560fps to about 880fps.)

Hey, that's interesting.  That could also explain why people with
exactly the same graphics chipsets are reporting drastically varying
performance results.

Anyone else with -intel performance troubles see it go away if switching
from ondemand to performance?


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