nvidia drivers worth installing?
Lonni J Friedman
netllama at gmail.com
Wed Jan 24 21:44:42 UTC 2007
How are you determining that X is consuming alot of CPU? Is it
consistantly 100% or just higher than without beryl?
On 1/24/07, Srikanth Konjarla <srikanth.konjarla at gmail.com> wrote:
> Without Beryl, X server is usually hovering around 5% of cpu (spikes
> when firefox or thunderbird activity happens) but with Beryl running
> it consumes lot of CPU (up to 100%). I am running
> beryl-core-0.1.4-2.fc6.x86_64. Also, i have attached the X log file
> (Xorg.0.log.gz) with Beryl running.
> On 1/24/07, Lonni J Friedman <netllama at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 1/24/07, Srikanth Konjarla <srikanth.konjarla at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Sorry about that. I have attached the X log file to this e-mail. Please
> > > note that currently Beryl is disabled. Let me know if you like to see X
> > > log file with Beryl enabled.
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > > Srikanth
> > >
> > > Lonni J Friedman wrote:
> > > > On 1/24/07, Srikanth Konjarla <srikanth.konjarla at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >> I have recently updated nVidia driver (livna rpm x86_64 Kernel Module
> > > >> 1.0-9746 , Dual Core AMD X2) on FC6 hoping to see some improvement in
> > > >> performance with Beryl. But, unfortunately i could not find any
> > > >> improvements in that area. I have been running into the issue where Xorg
> > > >> would go nuts with CPU when Beryl is running. So, i have disabled the
> > > >> Beryl. Here is what lspci tells me about my graphics card.
> > > >>
> > > >> 00:05.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation C51 PCI Express
> > > >> Bridge (rev a2) (prog-if 00 [VGA])
> > > >>
> > > >> Wondering if the issue is purely related to nVidia's driver (C51 PCI
> > > >> Express Bridge) or it is the combination of Beryl and nVidia.
> > > >
> > > > Is Xorg hitting the CPU immediately, or over time? Posting your X log
> > > > would be useful.
> > Ideally, I'd like to see an X log while the problem is present.
> > However, are you seeing an actual performance problem, or is it just
> > that X is using 100% of the CPU while running beryl? Also, which
> > version of beryl are you using?
L. Friedman netllama at gmail.com
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