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  • Nouveau vs. Modesetting X.Org Drivers For Open-Source NVIDIA Users

    Phoronix: Nouveau vs. Modesetting X.Org Drivers For Open-Source NVIDIA Users

    As a result of comments made on the recent Intel's Unreleased 3.0 X.Org Driver Gets More Fixes For DRI3/Present article, a reader inquired to the Nouveau developers about the X.Org DDX driver options for open-source NVIDIA users on Linux...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...Vs-Modesetting

  • #2
    Benchmarks, plz!

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    • #3
      Michael :

      Your news should have included the comments from Chris Wilson (xf86-video-intel) and Alex Deucher (xf86-video-amdgpu / xf86-video-ati) as well:

      "Ditching xf86-video-amdgpu in favor of xf86-video-modesetting?"
      https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=94841

      "Ditching xf86-video-ati in favor of xf86-video-modesetting?"
      https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=94842

      "Ditching xf86-video-intel in favor of xf86-video-modesetting?"
      https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=94843

      "Ditching xf86-video-nouveau in favor of xf86-video-modesetting?"
      https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=94844

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      • #4
        this DDX driver can be used without Nouveau's OpenGL driver (unlike the mode-setting driver when wanting GLAMOR acceleration),

        Uhm, glamor can be used with llvmpipe, no?

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        • #5
          Yes, but you would have to change all the documentation to call it "GLAMOR deceleration" instead of "GLAMOR acceleration".
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          • #6
            Originally posted by pq1930562 View Post
            Your news should have included the comments from Chris Wilson (xf86-video-intel) and Alex Deucher (xf86-video-amdgpu / xf86-video-ati) as well:
            You mean the ones that amount to "fuck off back to Phoronix forums, and stop spamming our bug tracker"?

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            • #7
              That might have been me
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              • #8
                Originally posted by bridgman View Post
                That might have been me
                Well, you're the one who actually said it... but I think the implication from the others was pretty clear too...

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