Monthly Archives: April 2008

Fast text: use a single cache pixmap

A couple of weeks ago Dave Airlie pointed out to me that Alex Deucher had added RENDER extension acceleration for R3xx/R5xx to the Radeon EXA driver. Seeing an opportunity to have a desktop that was both composited and accelerated on my R300 laptop, I tried it out. The initial results: everything slowed to a crawl. […]