[GRASS5] speed

Glynn Clements glynn.clements at virgin.net
Fri Jun 25 12:15:12 EDT 2004

Hamish wrote:

> > Grass 57 is running much faster on one Mandrake 9.2
> > (PentiumIII/450MHz) than on several Debian boxes (k7/>1700MHz). This
> > is especially apparent when digitizing (screen refresh of background
> > raster maps takes much longer). Has anybody encountered this? Any
> > ideas about possible reasons/solutions? All the best.
> It's probably due to DRI acceleration often not being turned on by
> default in Debian's X. Probably depends on your video card/setup.
> At a command prompt try typing 'glxinfo' and look for:
> direct rendering: No

Except for NVIZ, DRI won't make any difference, as it is only used for
OpenGL, not for the core X operations which XDRIVER uses.

Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at virgin.net>

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