Bug 840310 - nouveau performance reminds me of red hat linux + vesa
nouveau performance reminds me of red hat linux + vesa
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-nouveau (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ben Skeggs
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-07-15 13:27 EDT by cornel panceac
Modified: 2013-07-31 17:52 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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dmesg (308.37 KB, application/octet-stream)
2012-08-04 03:19 EDT, cornel panceac
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xorg log (53.78 KB, application/octet-stream)
2012-08-04 03:19 EDT, cornel panceac
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Description cornel panceac 2012-07-15 13:27:19 EDT
Description of problem:
with newest available f17 kernel and nvidia video card, performance is very poor, and 3d is not available. also, reported gpu temperature is above 70 degrees while doing nothing special, since there's no 3d.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
# uname -r

$ rpm -q xorg-x11-drv-nouveau 

$ lspci -nn | grep VGA
02:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: nVidia Corporation G73 [GeForce 7300 GT] [10de:0393] (rev a1)

$ sensors
Adapter: PCI adapter
temp1:        +77.0°C  (high = +100.0°C, crit = +120.0°C)

Adapter: PCI adapter
Core0 Temp:   +42.0°C  
Core1 Temp:   +42.0°C  

$ ./teapot 
Teapot V1.2
Written by David Bucciarelli (tech.hmw@plus.it)
Frame rate: 70.184169
Frame rate: 62.624252
Frame rate: 60.878245

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have to install nvidia proprietary drivers to save my video card from burning and play things like tuxkart or starcraft 1. talking about starcraft, i remember that the **same** sluggish behaviour i got in rhl7+vesa, on pentium 2 processor and 32 MB of ram. this is dual core amd 64 / 1.8 GHz + 2 GB of ram. Of course the video card of those days was maybe a SIS with 4MB of RAM, the NVIDIA has 1GB afaict.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Comment 1 Ben Skeggs 2012-08-02 21:48:50 EDT
3D should be available on this chipset, it's likely a configuration (more than likely a side-effect of having the binary driver around at some point) issue if it isn't.

Can you post you dmesg and Xorg.0.log for me please.
Comment 2 cornel panceac 2012-08-04 03:19:10 EDT
Created attachment 602225 [details]
Comment 3 cornel panceac 2012-08-04 03:19:39 EDT
Created attachment 602226 [details]
xorg log
Comment 4 cornel panceac 2012-08-04 03:22:02 EDT
Hello Ben,

I've attached the required info. I've aslo added drm.debug and lo.gbuf_len params to the kernel line:

$ cat /proc/cmdline
BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-3.5.0-2.fc17.i686.PAE root=UUID=18748fc0-abfd-403c-ad5c-1adf27e9d5e8 ro rd.md=0 rd.lvm=0 rd.dm=0 KEYTABLE=us quiet SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 rhgb rd.luks=0 LANG=en_US.UTF-8 drm.debug=14 log_buf_len=16M

Thank you for your help on this issue.

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