pwaldenlinux at pacbell.net
Mon Jan 29 22:17:34 UTC 2007
Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On a recent Dell laptop, what would cause DVD playback to be very choppy?
Besides the ATA DMA stuff, you may also want to check whether your MTRR
is being set properly by the xorg X server.
Mine looks like this:
reg00: base=0x00100000 ( 1MB), size= 256MB: write-back, count=1
reg01: base=0xfc000000 (4032MB), size= 32MB: write-combining, count=1
You should have at least one "write-combining" entry which means the
graphics card is set properly. Otherwise, performance can drop dramatically.
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