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  • #21
    libtxc_dxtn of course.

    Honestly? How you can even consider it so much better than the other Mesa drivers when you didn't even know it supported S3TC is quite beyond me...

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    • #22
      Because I do use and benchmark both radeon (both R300g and R600g) and Intel (GM45 and Sandy Bridge)? I opened something like 30 bugs for GM45, when I tell it does suck it's because of problems, lots of problems. I still have to apply patches to vanilla kernels to be able to use the G45 shit. I never felt the need of S3TC with Intel cards and so I never tested it and never cared.

      Did you test Sandy Bridge? Can you tell me why don't you like it?
      ## VGA ##
      AMD: X1950XTX, HD3870, HD5870
      Intel: GMA45, HD3000 (Core i5 2500K)

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      • #23
        I never said I didn't like it. The only i965 hardware I have is G45. Support was shaky at first but it came along nicely a few releases later.

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        • #24
          I still have problems with spurious S-Video TV detections, the new native backlight control sucks and there is still no h264 decode support in master, but yeah, it's in a much MUCH better shape than in the past
          ## VGA ##
          AMD: X1950XTX, HD3870, HD5870
          Intel: GMA45, HD3000 (Core i5 2500K)

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          • #25
            By the way, does your laptop have a TV out connector? If yes I do have a patch you can test to help me merging the patch against spurious detections in vanilla kernels.
            ## VGA ##
            AMD: X1950XTX, HD3870, HD5870
            Intel: GMA45, HD3000 (Core i5 2500K)

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            • #26
              G45 so it's a desktop, not a laptop (no TV-out).

              Also, keep in mind that the functions and problems you mentioned have nothing to do with the 3D driver, so comparisons are moot.

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              • #27
                drm is the important part of a driver and it affects 3d performance too, anyway I never mentioned 3d while talking about GM45. I mentioned it while talking about Sandy Bridge.
                ## VGA ##
                AMD: X1950XTX, HD3870, HD5870
                Intel: GMA45, HD3000 (Core i5 2500K)

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                • #28
                  Impressive resumes
                  Looking forward to what they come up with!

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                  • #29
                    Welcome, welcome. Good to see the driver staff enlarged. Funny also that Michel kinda comes back home.

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                    • #30
                      Originally posted by Nille View Post
                      Christian König are you continuing working on Video acceleration?
                      Yes I do, but currently I'm mostly reading docs and trying to cleanup the previous video decoding work.

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