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Old 11-23-09, 04:19 PM   #5
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Default Re: glxgears is 5 fps

Originally Posted by xorbe View Post
That's not an nvidia driver option (at least not documented in the README), and it didn't improve my composite glxgears performance at all ...

Enables the use of system events in some cases when the X driver is waiting for the hardware. The X driver can briefly spin through a tight loop when waiting for the hardware. With this option the X driver instead sets an event handler and waits for the hardware through the poll() system call. Default: the use of the events is disabled.
For a while it was providing better performance, now it seems to be breaking things.
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