[mythtv-users] very low glxgears fps

Jon jon at sd-6.org
Sat Mar 31 21:22:45 UTC 2007

James Warden wrote:
> AFAIK, the 'debian' version of mesa-utils contains a
> modified glxgears that does not return the FPS. In
> order to get the FPS output, you can fetch a let's say
> Fedora RPM (FC5 version would do, but the package is
> called glx-utils, not mesa-utils) and convert it with
> 'alien' to get a nice .deb from the rpm and extract
> the content in a local directory (so as not to
> overwrite the real debian install of mesa-utils).
> AFAIC, this is how I can still get some FPS output. I
> don't know why glxgears has been modified but my guess
> is it is to prevent people from thinking of it as a
> benchmark tool ... 
> J.

Actually, there is some long switch that will turn on fps output.  I
can't remember it exactly but it's something like

> --- David Whyte <david.whyte at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Somewhat related but a little bit of a hijack...
>> On my Ubuntu (6.10) box, glxgears does not give me
>> any FPS output.
>> Any idea why?
>> I am using Intel810 drivers and the gears turn
>> *very* slowly, but it
>> doesn't seem to use much CPU.  If gpxgears is
>> running doesn't that
>> generally mean 3D rendering is all good?
>> Cheers,
>> Whytey

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