Re: Why qtopia uses framebuffer and ASU can't?

2008-09-08 Thread prishelec
Raster, thank you for explanation! If I get it right there is no difference in speed between qtopia and other distros related to graphics. And just for education - what 'misnoma' means? On 9/8/08, The Rasterman Carsten Haitzler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, 7 Sep 2008 20:45:45 -0400 Yaroslav

Re: Why qtopia uses framebuffer and ASU can't?

2008-09-08 Thread The Rasterman
On Mon, 8 Sep 2008 06:49:39 + [EMAIL PROTECTED] babbled: Raster, thank you for explanation! If I get it right there is no difference in speed between qtopia and other distros related to graphics. And just for education - what 'misnoma' means? as such they go through the same hardware - x

Re: Why qtopia uses framebuffer and ASU can't?

2008-09-07 Thread The Rasterman
On Sun, 7 Sep 2008 21:34:52 + Leonti Bielski [EMAIL PROTECTED] babbled: Hello! Somewhere I read that Qtopia is much faster than other distros because it uses framebuffer. So I have some questions: misnoma. wrong. 1. How is it possible for qtopia to bypass glamo chip and write directly

Re: Why qtopia uses framebuffer and ASU can't?

2008-09-07 Thread Yaroslav Halchenko
for example. lets say i spend 1 second to write data to video ram - that is 1 second i CANNOT spend on anything else. the glamo limits write rates to about so why then during boot of X in ASU (2008.8) those precious cycles are spent on a 'box animation'? uff --

Re: Why qtopia uses framebuffer and ASU can't?

2008-09-07 Thread The Rasterman
On Sun, 7 Sep 2008 20:45:45 -0400 Yaroslav Halchenko [EMAIL PROTECTED] babbled: for example. lets say i spend 1 second to write data to video ram - that is 1 second i CANNOT spend on anything else. the glamo limits write rates to about so why then during boot of X in ASU (2008.8) those