How "snappy" can the Openmoko GUI get using GTK?

Nils Faerber nils.faerber at
Tue Sep 4 10:15:19 CEST 2007

polz schrieb:
> On Monday 03 September 2007 20:24:38 Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
>> Guys,
>> I wish to have time doing some benchmarks of e.g. GtkFB vs.
>> GtkDirectFB vs. Gtk/X11 -- likewise EFL/X11 vs. EFL/Fb. Delivering
>> factual numbers for things like that would be very interesting for us.
> While this might not be a benchmark, I've noticed that mplayer works better 
> with -vo dbdev than with -vo x11.

You mean "-fbdev" ?

That would be quite natural since then you directly write to the
framebuffer instead of going through X11. But you will get troubles when
playing in a window but not fullscreen.

> noslices=true also improves performance.

That's a good hint.

  nils faerber

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