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Join Date: Apr 2009
08-21-2009, 04:34 PM
Thanks for the tip.
I'll share one of my own. If tearing during video playback is a problem, try:
Option "XvPreferOverlay" "true"
Mini 1012 | SSD | Intel 6200 Wifi | Ubuntu 11.10 64bit
Join Date: Jul 2009
08-31-2009, 12:47 AM
Ok, i got consistent glxgears framerates in the 600's. This is the fastest i've ever seen this mini 9 go.
Kernel mode setting is enabled and on by default, this is kernel 2.6.31-rc7
xorg driver version is intel 2.8.1
Xorg config is at http://signal-lost.homeip.net/files/xorg.conf
in /etc/environment i have
GMABooster is being used to set the gpu to 400Mhz prior to X starting.
Compositor is enabled and working during this test.
The other thing you need _NEED_ to look into is your acpi reported temperature when throttling your mini. If it is hitting 70C, you need to take your machine apart and make sure the thermal pads are correctly seated or replace them with higher quality ones. See this other thread i posted some pictures in to see why. replacing heat spreader
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