andrew.slaughter at gmail.com
Thu May 12 04:47:07 PDT 2016
Using compton with backend "glx" and vsync "opengl-swc" ("sna" acceleration
and "tearfree" enabled in the driver) reduced the tearing significantly for
me (on both XFCE and spectrwm), although it didn't eliminate it (mainly
left with some minor corruption of fonts in firefox). It seemed usable,
On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 5:36 AM, karu.pruun <karu.pruun at gmail.com> wrote:
> So far no luck. Combining these (on skylake, i915)
> (1) compton --backend xr_glx_hybrid
> (2) compton --backend glx
> (3) Tearfree + SwapbuffersWait
> gives tearing:
> (1) + (3): tearing and hang
> (2) + (3): tearing
> (2): some tearing and slow
> in addition, keyboard and mouse become sluggish on occasion.
> I am using MATE but that should not matter. In sum, so far the
> fastest, tearfree desktop I had with
> Option "AccelMethod" "none"
> Strangely, now this also gives sluggish mouse and unusable keyboard.
> On Wed, May 11, 2016 at 10:35 PM, Carsten Mattner
> <carstenmattner at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, May 11, 2016 at 9:07 PM, Bernard Mentink <bmentink at gmail.com>
> >> Hi Carsten,
> >> Will starting compton also allow my bar to work in 3D instead of 2D (
> >> Dock)?
> >> Do I just execute compton while I am in an X session ....
> > I only use compton to force vsync and otherwise rely on Xmonad,
> > so I don't have any experience with trying Cairo dock, but I can
> > confirm that OpenGL still works when compton is running, if that's
> > what you're asking.
> > But I'd suggest to try DRI3 and TearFree or first just TearFree
> > to see how well it solves the tearing issues. I'm testing Accelaration
> > with DRI "3" and TearFree "true" right now and no compton at all.
> > Let's see if this works without video corruption and tearing for
> > a long time...
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