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  • Hi there,

    Recently there have been problems under Ubuntu 14.04 (Unity) with RadeonSI (HD 7770). Things generally seem more sluggish than they were a few months down the road. Also, with today's update, the screen, window borders, panel, and launcher all flicker when you drag windows around the screen.

    I have tried enabling/disabling HyperZ; doesn't seem to make a difference.

    Purged the drivers for now; will check back in in a few days. I'm sure the problems are just getting brought in from upstream, and it's nothing in particular you're doing. Regardless, thanks for your dedication to this PPA! I've definitely gotten more good out of it than bad.

    It's AMD's fault we have to resort to projects like this anyway.

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    • Originally posted by jmickelonis View Post
      Hi there,

      Recently there have been problems under Ubuntu 14.04 (Unity) with RadeonSI (HD 7770). Things generally seem more sluggish than they were a few months down the road. Also, with today's update, the screen, window borders, panel, and launcher all flicker when you drag windows around the screen.

      I have tried enabling/disabling HyperZ; doesn't seem to make a difference.

      Purged the drivers for now; will check back in in a few days. I'm sure the problems are just getting brought in from upstream, and it's nothing in particular you're doing. Regardless, thanks for your dedication to this PPA! I've definitely gotten more good out of it than bad.

      It's AMD's fault we have to resort to projects like this anyway.
      Project like this is being worked on by AMD employees aswell, it's just not enough of them to make changes and fix bugs faster.

      As for Ubuntu, you should try 14.10 beta - is very stable and has latest X.org 1.16 which brings huge performance increase all over the place (also removes all microstuttering or sluggishness). Oh and I have same gpu as you, so most def worth a try

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      • Originally posted by gutigen View Post
        Project like this is being worked on by AMD employees aswell, it's just not enough of them to make changes and fix bugs faster.

        As for Ubuntu, you should try 14.10 beta - is very stable and has latest X.org 1.16 which brings huge performance increase all over the place (also removes all microstuttering or sluggishness). Oh and I have same gpu as you, so most def worth a try
        Oh really? That's great news! Thanks for the heads up. Maybe I'll do that.

        Is Unity actually ready in 14.10? Last I checked only the flavors (like Gnome, XFCE...) were ready/somewhat stable.

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        • Originally posted by dungeon View Post
          You might try doing the same for 64bit too , because i found that this also prevent unpredictable lockups
          Can you open a new bug against mesa? This is a different and more serious issue, disabling -mtune=generic probably just hide the real issue.

          Also it would be nice if you can bisect the slowdown issue, backporting the corruption fix to previous commits to be able to do a proper bisect.

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          • Originally posted by oibaf View Post
            Also it would be nice if you can bisect the slowdown issue, backporting the corruption fix to previous commits to be able to do a proper bisect.
            I already do that mentioned here https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=83436#c11

            Maybe it is not clear so : first bad 07c65b85eada8dd34019763b6e82ed4257a9b4a6 !!! Apply 8898fff46cbf62baf4f924b6e8f537a9b1b26fa5 and 150ac07b855b5c5f879bf6ce9ca421ccd1a6c938 to first bad one to fix corruption - and issue is there .

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            • Originally posted by dungeon View Post
              I already do that mentioned here https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=83436#c11

              Maybe it is not clear so : first bad 07c65b85eada8dd34019763b6e82ed4257a9b4a6 !!! Apply 8898fff46cbf62baf4f924b6e8f537a9b1b26fa5 and 150ac07b855b5c5f879bf6ce9ca421ccd1a6c938 to first bad one to fix corruption - and issue is there .
              I tought it is obvious to developers what triggers it there , i can do kernel bisect too if it is really needed between 3.15 and 3.16 kernels but i guess it would be also not a clear one .
              Last edited by dungeon; 09-18-2014, 01:05 PM.

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              • What's up with GalliumNine? Oibaf GalliumNine PPA not updated in 6 days, GalliumNine website down... odd.

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                • Gallium nine alive and kicking, don't worry
                  ## VGA ##
                  AMD: X1950XTX, HD3870, HD5870
                  Intel: GMA45, HD3000 (Core i5 2500K)

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                  • Originally posted by gutigen View Post
                    What's up with GalliumNine? Oibaf GalliumNine PPA not updated in 6 days, GalliumNine website down... odd.
                    don't worry, website is running again and as darkbasic said, we working on it Getting closer to DRI3 support

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                    • Originally posted by okias View Post
                      don't worry, website is running again and as darkbasic said, we working on it Getting closer to DRI3 support
                      Ufff, awesome

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                      • Originally posted by gutigen View Post
                        Ufff, awesome
                        this is a 1337 post... and i cited it :P

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                        • Originally posted by okias View Post
                          don't worry, website is running again and as darkbasic said, we working on it Getting closer to DRI3 support
                          So what are the benefits going to DRI3? Have no idea what DRI3 does honestly.

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                          • Originally posted by Dukenukemx View Post
                            So what are the benefits going to DRI3? Have no idea what DRI3 does honestly.
                            can't tell for other systems, but for intel gpus it means finally no video tearing and no need to do various hacks to remove tearing.

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                            • Why haven't the mesa ppa Utopic packages been updated for almost a week? Is there a problem?

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                              • Originally posted by hagda View Post
                                Why haven't the mesa ppa Utopic packages been updated for almost a week? Is there a problem?
                                Yes, this.

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