Jump to content
The Dark Mod Forums

Weird performance issues with linux executable (solved)


Recommended Posts

In TDM settings I have vsync off, FPS capped at 144. When I run the native linux executable, my FPS even in the menu is all over the place from around 30 up to 60, changing constantly which results in a very choppy overall experience. Out of curiosity I tried running the Windows exe through wine and it performs just fine. It is still locked at 60 but it never goes below.

I have no idea what's going on. Why the 60 FPS lock when it should be 144 according to my settings? Why is the native executable performing so poorly?

I am running bspwm with picom compositor. I kill picom before running the game and restart it afterwards so compositor is not the issue. NVIDIA GPU with proprietary drivers.

Any ideas what might be causing this? Thanks!

EDIT: I had the "Uncap FPS" setting set to off. Setting it to on got the game locked at 144 FPS and fixed the choppiness.

Edited by cantpickagoodone
Link to post
Share on other sites

What Linux variant?

I do not encounter this on Linux Mint.

To be clear,  you have "Uncapped FPS" set to "On" correct? ( com_fixedTic 1 )

It sounds like either your window manager or compositor are forcing vsync regardless of your game settings.

One thing you might try is telling TDM what your display refresh is: "r_displayRefresh 60"

Also, try changing to adaptive sync via "r_swapInterval -1"  ( negative one )

 

Please visit TDM's IndieDB site and help promote the mod:

 

http://www.indiedb.com/mods/the-dark-mod

 

(Yeah, shameless promotion... but traffic is traffic folks...)

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • cantpickagoodone changed the title to Weird performance issues with linux executable (solved)

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...