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Old 11-13-06, 03:26 AM   #3
Rino
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Default Re: AIGLX and CPU consumption

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Originally Posted by lloeki
with nvidia, you don't need AIGLX. nvidia has its implementation of tex_from_pixmap as GLX. thus on a nvidia card, using aiglx will makes it tex_from_pixmap in software, whereas with intel cards, the driver being opensource, they may have made it accelerated even with AIGLX. using GLX with nvidia will make tex_from_pixmap accelerated again, with currently a few caveats (see black windows topics).
Ok, how can I get all these fancy effects without AIGLX? I've read somewhere that nVidia will support AIGLX rather than XGL. I don't really care much about which technology I use, I just want it to do the job.
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