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  1. My 2c

    [TROLL MODE] This is the most epic statement I've ever heard about nVidia... :p [/TROLL MODE END]

    1- In reality, even having to use Optimus with a reverse-engineered project, I have better support...
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    Oh my, another thread asking to ban...

    Oh my, another thread asking to ban Qaridarium...:rolleyes: Why is it so hard adding him to your "ignore list" in Phoronix's control panel? :p

    Cheers

    p.s.: This banQaridarium user seems too...
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    Dude, the turtle game seemed like a game from...

    Dude, the turtle game seemed like a game from N64! :p

    Cheers
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    Some hints for you

    I think your distro has on synaptic "mplayer-vaapi" and "xvba-video" packages. Install them and then install smplayer/umplayer. On smplayer/umplayer, change the video preferences and set the video...
  5. Thank you for your response... Now I'm a bit more...

    Thank you for your response... Now I'm a bit more clarified about the power profiles... ;) But I'd like to have dynpm or a lower power consuption profile as a default for FOSS ATI drivers... without...
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    Well, I also don't like too much the fact that...

    Well, I also don't like too much the fact that nVidia doesn't support Optimus/FOSS drivers on Linux, but the fact is that they seem to work at least at some extent (with Bumblebee). And a thing I've...
  7. See to believe

    Well, in opposition to the hype I've seen in the article, I'll take a more "conservative" approach: when 3.5 stable arrives, I'll give a new try to the FOSS ATI drivers (I went back to catalyst...
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    Well, I think and agree that using FOSS ATI...

    Well, I think and agree that using FOSS ATI drivers is the way to go on GNU/Linux, but I'd use FOSS drivers more often if:

    - I had PROPER H.264 VA-API/VDPAU support. It's unacceptable that such a...
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    For Arch Linux users, I created this morning a...

    For Arch Linux users, I created this morning a package in AUR (if you want to try libusbx): https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=59473. At the moment, no problems so far...

    Cheers :)
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    Well, I aknowledge that PA and systemd aren't...

    Well, I aknowledge that PA and systemd aren't forks from ALSA and init, respectively... And that PA is a layer that works over ALSA...

    Btw, I've been using systemd for over a year on Arch and so...
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    Big LOL

    [A bit of irony] Oh my, now the guy that created init-ng (systemd) and alsa-ng (Pulseaudio) is criticizing the addition of procps-ng on its distro... :rolleyes: That's the progress Lennart! [/end of...
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    Adding to my first post, I'd also like to add...

    Adding to my first post, I'd also like to add that the time your computer takes to boot depends strongly of your Hardware. In the case of systemd, I can assure using a HDD vs SSD is an important...
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    I've just read the tips for making systemd...

    I've just read the tips for making systemd booting faster. ATM, I use it as my default init program. Unfortunately, it seems some tips mentioned in the FreeDesktop-related site apply only for Fedora,...
  14. Linus Torvalds Receives 2012 Millennium Technology Prize

    Congratulations to Linus Torvalds for the 2012 Millennium Technology Prize award! Hope this makes some more people try Linux (distros)... ;)

    Cheers
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    Already using GLSL 1.3 on my HD4650 AGP after...

    Already using GLSL 1.3 on my HD4650 AGP after compiling xf86-video-ati-git today... :)

    Now, I'm just hoping to have better PM and H.264 vdpau acceleration... :cool:



    glxinfo | grep -i opengl...
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    To DanL and Execute_Method: Thanks for your...

    To DanL and Execute_Method: Thanks for your help... after installing mesa-r600g-git + xf86-video-ati-git from AUR and creating a script on /etc/profile.d I was able to use vdpau on my HD4650 AGP...
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    Well, from the cards you're mentioning, I...

    Well, from the cards you're mentioning, I wouldn't recommend the GT210. It's old and its performance sometimes is even lower than current intel HD3000 IGPs. The used GTX460 seems a very attractive...
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    Thanks for the tips. I thought I read in Phoronix...

    Thanks for the tips. I thought I read in Phoronix that vdpau + h.264 support would be available in next mesa release. So, I was thinking if current mesa master branch wouldn't already have h.264...
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    Yes, I bought a laptop with a nVidia optimus card...

    Yes, I bought a laptop with a nVidia optimus card indeed, but in that case, as I'm using bumblebee I'm not sure if I can use vdpau in my vídeo apps (mplayer for instance). I'm using bumblebee only to...
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    Current status of VDPAU on r600g?

    Greetings,

    After the news that AMD will stop supporting all DX10-generation cards (with Catalyst) on Windows/Linux, I'd like to give another try to the FOSS radeon drivers (even if the PM is not...
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