[ut2004] [little OT] Free radeon driver

Alex Boag-Munroe boagenator at gmail.com
Wed May 2 18:50:10 EDT 2007

Listen very carefully I will say this only once.

glxgears is a -lousy- way to test 3d/opengl performance.  You may as well
measure the framerate of the windows opengl screensavers.

On 02/05/07, Lothar Ketterer <superapotheker at m-air.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> there are some reports in the net saying that the new free radeon driver
> can do better 3D acceleration than fglrx, at least for 9200 cards. So
> after debian etch was released, i checked this out. Good old UT99 is
> playable, but UT2004 was too slow (8 fps vs. 50 fps).
> Has anybody got some experiences with this? Is it a configuration
> problem or is the free driver just not as good as pseudo-benchmarks like
> glxgears suggest?
> By the way, i've got a radeon mobility 9200 which is not exactly a 9200
> chipset.
> Regards,
> Lothar

Alex Boag-Munroe

Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on mine.
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