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  1. @jon_z: Hi, last time I tested (just with gtkperf...

    @jon_z: Hi, last time I tested (just with gtkperf (2d simple test) and glxgears (I know it's not a great 3d test)) these were the results (not different from yours):

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    2010/07/08
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  2. Hi, I do have a notebook with VIA integrated...

    Hi, I do have a notebook with VIA integrated graphic K8M890 Chrome9. And I intend to use it as a media center with an external monitor... But there is no good 2D acceleration when using full screen....
  3. And I can replace "sudo killall -u 'username'"...

    And I can replace "sudo killall -u 'username'" with "gnome-session-save --logout".
    So now, no need to be root or use sudo! Great, thank for your suggestions Kano. Now I will change the scrip from...
  4. I got it!! With just this line added at rc.local...

    I got it!! With just this line added at rc.local you can then switch cards without being su:

    chown "username" /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch
    Now I'm almost there to make the...
  5. I have been reading a little bit and I found...

    I have been reading a little bit and I found this:

    Mount options for debugfs
    The debugfs file system is a pseudo file system, traditionally mounted on /sys/kernel/debug. There are no mount...
  6. Mmm... Good! I will try that and post after...

    Mmm... Good! I will try that and post after launch! Thanks.
  7. Yes, that could be a good alternative. Thanks. ...

    Yes, that could be a good alternative. Thanks.



    -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 2010-03-05 09:03 /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch

    Why?
  8. Thanks, it works great to avoid choosing every...

    Thanks, it works great to avoid choosing every time the integrated card when the computer is initiated. So I did:

    $ sudo gedit /etc/rc.d/rc.local
    And added the following lines:

    mount -t...
  9. Ok, that would be for the next chapter... I was...

    Ok, that would be for the next chapter... I was just starting with shell scripting and just know a few thing of C++ and Perl (literally). But when I have more time I will read more about C and make...
  10. Thanks, I now is not a good idea to allow sudo to...

    Thanks, I now is not a good idea to allow sudo to a user without password, but I didn't know how to allow only this script to be used without password... I now you can do it with just one single...
  11. Hi everyone, I made a newer script with gui...

    Hi everyone, I made a newer script with gui (gxmessage) that allows to switch between graphic cards "switch_between_cards.sh". I made it so that it works with no matter what configuration cards you...
  12. Hi everyone, I made a newer script with gui...

    Hi everyone, I made a newer script with gui (gxmessage) that allows to switch between graphic cards "switch_between_cards.sh". I made it so that it works with no matter what configuration cards you...
  13. I have recently made a new update of the blog I...

    I have recently made a new update of the blog I made with the HowTo compile kernel + switcheroo. I learned a lot of Shell scripting and made better scripts to switch between graphic cards as fast as...
  14. I have recently made a new update of the blog I...

    I have recently made a new update of the blog I made with the HowTo compile kernel + switcheroo. I learned a lot of Shell scripting and made better scripts to switch between graphic cards as fast as...
  15. Updated HowTo: Fedora 12 + kernel 2.6.33 +...

    Updated HowTo: Fedora 12 + kernel 2.6.33 + vga_switcheroo patch v13

    See blog for details:
    http://asusm51ta-with-linux.blogspot.com/

    To summarise: v13 patch rocks!: Now you can switch between...
  16. Updated HowTo: Fedora 12 + kernel 2.6.33 +...

    Updated HowTo: Fedora 12 + kernel 2.6.33 + vga_switcheroo patch v13

    See blog for details:
    http://asusm51ta-with-linux.blogspot.com/

    To summarise: v13 patch rocks!: Now you can switch between...
  17. Hi, I'm pleased the HowTo was of some use. Here...

    Hi, I'm pleased the HowTo was of some use. Here is an updated one I have just made:
    http://asusm51ta-with-linux.blogspot.com/
    As soon as I have more time I will make it look nicer ;)

    About...
  18. In my case (ASUS M51Ta - HD3200 / HD3650), I even...

    In my case (ASUS M51Ta - HD3200 / HD3650), I even don't have a xorg.conf and the switcheroo works fine.

    @Ryushin: Just something important: if you are going to compile your own kernel to test...
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    Finally some good performance and switchable graphics in Linux!!!

    In this post it is detailed how to install switchable graphics under Linux (Fedora12):
    http://phoronix.com/forums/showthread.php?t=21979
    Still work to do, but very promising situation and good 3D...
  20. desktop launchers for hybrid switch ASUS M51Ta

    # first of all, to use these two launchers you will need this program:
    $ yum install beesu

    These two desktop launchers can be used to switch graphics when the computer is iniciated. They work...
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