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Re: [gNewSense-users] A case of older software outdoing newer

From: b3timmons
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] A case of older software outdoing newer
Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2011 20:08:58 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> In my case RadeonHD versions 1.25 and higher work well.  Some advice
> here:
> * Try the latest git version and work backwards if you have to.
> * Newer versions fix a bug that might hurt performance, so I undid the
>   fix by deleting an exclamation mark in src/radeon_exa_render.c :

Of course, what I meant here is that newer versions of the RadeonHD
driver include a fix that, while correct, worsens performance for some
people--like me.  Yet another reminder that better can be worse.


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