performance problems with ATI Radeon r300

Wolfgang Jeltsch fmp0d6sw at
Sat Jul 4 16:44:32 BST 2009

Am Donnerstag, 2. Juli 2009 23:25 schrieb Michael Mauch:
> Wolfgang Jeltsch wrote:
> > Is it possible that changing the governor results in performance
> > improvements for desktop effects or am I just hallucinating? ;-)
> Yes ;-) 

Yes, changing the governor helps, or yes, I’m hallucinating?

> > If yes, is there a solution where I don?t have to let my CPU run with
> > maximum frequency all the time, e.g., changing some parameters so that
> > it runs with maximum speed when I actually use effects, but not
> > always?
> You could try the userspace governor along with one of the userspace
> daemons like powernowd or cpufreqd. If you know when you want full speed
> or long battery life and don't mind a bit of manual work, just write to
> scaling_setspeed or use one of the frontends like gtk-cpuspeedy or
> gkrellm-cpufreq.

Thank you for the info.

Best wishes,
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