[arch-dev-public] [signoff] kernel26 2.6.28-2

tobias at justdreams.de tobias at justdreams.de
Mon Jan 5 19:37:33 EST 2009

Quoting Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net>:
> I'm running the 2.6 prerelease series for a while on my laptop now. My
> first impressions:
> - EXA is even slower than it was with 2.4.3
> - UXA is much faster
> - XAA not tested
> - 3D is horribly slow
> - Compiz doesn't draw window decorations due to some breakage in libdrm
> If we want to use 2.5.x or 2.6 when it comes out, we have to grab a mesa
> snapshot from git master to get GEM support in mesa also.
> As xorg-server 1.6 shouldn't be far away anymore, I think we can wait
> for the next stable release of mesa that has GEM support.
Just as I thought you have much more insight on this. I totally agree to
stick with 2.4.x for now.


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