Re: [PATCH] Support for GEODE CPUs

From: David Vrabel
Date: Wed Mar 09 2005 - 18:34:44 EST

Alan Cox wrote:

There are a few Geode tricks to know for performance

- If you can't turn it off use solid areas of colour to speed the system
up (The hardware uses RLE encoding to reduce ram fetch bandwidth)

How much of a difference does the compression make to performance?

- The onboard audio is a software SB emulation on older GX. It burns

Presumably one could write a native audio driver that didn't use the soundblaster emulation?

David Vrabel
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