Bug 435733 - xterm feels slower with EXA enabled
xterm feels slower with EXA enabled
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-i810 (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-03-03 11:34 EST by Ralf Ertzinger
Modified: 2008-03-04 14:21 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-03-04 13:36:04 EST
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Xorg.0.log (20.20 KB, text/plain)
2008-03-03 11:34 EST, Ralf Ertzinger
no flags Details
xorg.conf (2.05 KB, text/plain)
2008-03-03 11:35 EST, Ralf Ertzinger
no flags Details


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FreeDesktop.org 13389 None None None Never

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Description Ralf Ertzinger 2008-03-03 11:34:50 EST
Description of problem:
When EXA is selected as the acceleration layer (either manually or
automatically), scrolling in xterm feels noticeably slower that with XAA. I have
no hard numbers on this, so I do not know whether the slowdown is real or just
perception

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
xorg-x11-drv-i810-2.2.1-3.fc9.i386

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enable EXA as acceleration layer
2. open xterm window
3. run dmesg (or any other program that produces enough output to cause scrolling)
  
Actual results:
scrolling feels smooth with XAA, jerky with EXA

Expected results:
Smooth scrolling in both cases

Additional info:
Comment 1 Ralf Ertzinger 2008-03-03 11:34:50 EST
Created attachment 296631 [details]
Xorg.0.log
Comment 2 Ralf Ertzinger 2008-03-03 11:35:29 EST
Created attachment 296632 [details]
xorg.conf
Comment 3 Adam Jackson 2008-03-04 13:36:04 EST
This is almost certainly true, and almost certainly an upstream bug.
Comment 4 Ralf Ertzinger 2008-03-04 14:21:41 EST
Upstream for what? X11? xterm?

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