Search:

Type: Posts; User: Blacksmith; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.26 seconds.

  1. Crash on Debian using Nvidia closed src driver

    I am getting a crash on Debian AMD64 just after the xserver starts up. What happens is the screen is cleared as it switchs to the graphics mode you get around 1 or 2 seconds delay and it exits. the...
  2. This is the output of mempodipper......... ...

    This is the output of mempodipper.........


    zlinw@wolfxaser6:~$ ./mempodipper
    ===============================
    = Mempodipper =
    = by zx2c4 =
    = Jan 21,...
  3. Thanks for the feedback, I posted this in case i...

    Thanks for the feedback, I posted this in case i was doing something strange, as far as I am aware no power profiling or any thing like that is done in the kernel I will look into it as it would be...
  4. Oops, one thing I forgot for item 3, the...

    Oops, one thing I forgot for item 3, the Openrails train simulator this takes most of two cpus's to run, the train simulator actualy having 4 threads.

    Blacksmith
  5. Power consumption figures with the AMD OS driver

    Though I would put this up on a new thread as people may find this of interest.
    I measured power consumptiion of on of my sytems running a small number of different configurations it may be of...
  6. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,840

    A number of times you have brought up power use...

    A number of times you have brought up power use and eficiency. As previously stated I did a detailed study on this. For energy use my greatest cost by far comes from travel. The next use down from...
  7. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,840

    Yes, I unerstand one must have a balanced...

    Yes, I unerstand one must have a balanced approach to change V faclities. To a great extent this is a matter of the way one wishes to work and how one views the world. I also prefer a general...
  8. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,840

    Just a number of comments on the previous post. ...

    Just a number of comments on the previous post.

    One of the major things I learned as a tech was not to touch things that were working correctly. some people bring great difficulties on them selves...
  9. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,840

    Not really, everything works OK when playing...

    Not really, everything works OK when playing videos even right back into the early days, so there has never been any reason to change anything.
    One rarely does anything else when watching a video so...
  10. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,840

    Some more detail, I have tried this on three...

    Some more detail, I have tried this on three systems, Mplayer reports the following "Selected video codec: [ffh264] vfm: ffmpeg (FFmpeg H.264)". the video displays as 1920x1080. The details of the...
  11. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,840

    Curious about video accelartion

    Just wondering why it appears so many are complaining about lack of video accelaration? I have 2 systems here one has an Invidia GTX 560 running the closed src driver, the other has a 5870, the both...
  12. Replies
    183
    Views
    30,496

    It would possibly be a good idea to not burn to...

    It would possibly be a good idea to not burn to many bridges behind one in regard to the choice to use AMD or Nvidia as both hardware and software are currently changing fairly quickly, so you may...
  13. Thanks bridgeman for the detailed information it...

    Thanks bridgeman for the detailed information it is most appreciated, On the strength of the current develpment I recently purchased Gigabyte Radeon HD7870 to be use at a later date when develpment...
  14. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,013

    Catalyst, a question on 2D performance

    A question of 2d performance...

    Now I do not use the AMD's closed source driver, I have no problems with the 3D performance, comparing my Nvidia GTX 560 with my other system with a Radeon 5870 for...
  15. So far I have had no trouble with the AMD...

    So far I have had no trouble with the AMD installers on Debian 6.x and I am well aware of the amount of items these installers change, both AMD and Invidia and have always taken great care. I have...
  16. [QUOTE=Kano;263540]@Blacksmith Do you use...

    I have always used the catalyst package as provided by AMD and have never had any probem on install or removing it, remember I have been with Linux for 20 years and there is little i have not seen.
    ...
  17. I dissagree, this is open source SOMEONE/S have...

    I dissagree, this is open source SOMEONE/S have to program the driver, graphics drivers have always been difficult. and working in within does NOT make it easier.



    Hmmm and have a good...
  18. Very helpfull thread I may say......................

    Very helpfull thread I may say...................

    Now I just recently purchased a Gigabyte radeon HD7870, I brierfly tried it out to see that it worked, then put it away. The reason for getting...
  19. Replies
    16
    Views
    5,405

    Since I have got the GPU accelration working the...

    Since I have got the GPU accelration working the display has been locking up very regularly. The cursor is still active but nothing can draw into the display and the keyboard does not work. One can...
  20. Replies
    16
    Views
    5,405

    Sorry for the delay in the update.......... ...

    Sorry for the delay in the update..........

    The problem was an incorrect directory structure in /lib/firmware, the radeon directory not being there, works great now. A couple of points might be...
Results 1 to 20 of 89
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4