V1000 in XFree86 3.3.3 (and something about Netscape)

V1000 in XFree86 3.3.3 (and something about Netscape)

Post by Vincent Harv » Thu, 24 Dec 1998 04:00:00

I got the source to XFree86 3.3.3 and added some optimization's to it
(-mpentiumpro -march=mpentiumpro -malign-loops=2
-malign-jumps=2 -malign-functions=2).

Well, this works worse than the old configuration I has, which was useing the
SUSE binary XFCom server that had V1000 rendition support, and the binaries
that came with redhat (which I am sure weren't pentium optimized).

The old setup was slower than Win95 (the server isn't accelerated), but this
new one just sucks. Motif apps are especially slow, like Netscape and

The dga test fails, and I get errors relating to dga from apps like snes9x
(which is also slower).

The one good thing is that quake2 doesn't seem any slower.

Also, all of my netscape windows will close sometimes if I close just one of

Any ideas what might be the problem?

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