[ut2003io] Linux Performance

Dana Olson dana at mandrakeusers.org
Sun May 25 02:11:03 EDT 2003

On my system, I have to put:

    Option      "NvAGP" "1"

To get decent frame rates in the game.

I can't recall what 3 is, so maybe that won't help. Sorry if that's the

On Sun, 2003-05-25 at 01:44, David Krider wrote:
> On Sat, 2003-05-24 at 15:56, Ryan C. Gordon wrote:
> > > please help me out? I really need to fix this. I have a dual Athlon 1200
> > > with a GeForce 4 4600Ti, and I'm getting into the 20's on the outdoor
> > > levels. I'm running SuSE 8.2 now, as opposed to Red Hat, but I had the
> > > same problem there at first as well. I know this is vague, but does
> > > anyone have any suggestions?
> > 
> > Make sure AGP is enabled for your graphics card (The "NvAgp" option in 
> > your XF86Config file). That's the usual culprit.
> Bingo! That was it; that was what I was thinking about. Unfortunately,
> setting all of this up didn't make any difference. I loaded the agpgart
> kernel module, added ``Option "NvAgp" "3"`` to my XF86Config file, made
> sure I was getting AGP (from the XFree86 log), but nothing changed. Very
> strange. I wonder if something in the SuSE 8.2 kernel is hindering me on
> this, but my flyby-antalus scores are 79.6 before setting up AGP and
> 79.8 after. And this is right around where my scores were on Red Hat
> 7.3, *after* AGP changes. On that distro, I *doubled* my score when I
> configured AGP. So the net net of the whole business leads me to believe
> that SuSE has done something with their kernel which makes fooling with
> the AGP stuff moot. Anyone else using SuSE 8.2 that can shed some light
> on what's going on with this distro?
> I just forgot about how hard my computer has to work with UT2003. I
> think it's time to upgrade my dual 1200's to 2400's. Heh. Right. My wife
> would kill me.
> Thanks and regards,
> dk
> P.S. I know you get this all the time, Ryan, but THANKS! Not only for
> making the port, but for your constant help on this list. I would have
> thanked you sooner, but I was satisfied I did all I could, and started
> fragging away for the rest of the day. ;-)

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