Linked by Diego Calleja on Fri 15th Apr 2005 20:49 UTC
X11, Window Managers Some Trolltech programmers are doing some optimization work in the x.org RENDER extension. RENDER has been used with COMPOSITE to make "transparency" and "shadow" effects, and its slowness has stopped it from being widely adopted. Hopefully, this optimization work will make things better, although it's not clear in the email if this addresses the "XAA sucks, someone needs to take KAA to x.org" problem which is often said to be the real problem of render slowness. RENDER is also often used to do more things, like AA fonts, so this will be good for X desktop in general.
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RE:RE:Re:So (Chris)
by Anonymous on Sun 17th Apr 2005 15:50 UTC

>Unfortunately it is horribly buggy and unstable ATM. >Using the most recent NV drivers (7174) with x.org 6.8.2 >caused X to hard lock whenever I used >Mozilla/Epiphany/Firefox >for an extended period of time.

Yes,I used the 6629 nvidia drive ,but it like a shit,when I open the firefox,the firefox crashed ,the screen and key locked and screen turn to black.