[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] RFR: 8251854 [macosx] Java forces the use of discrete GPU

Philip Race philip.race at oracle.com
Tue Aug 25 23:25:53 UTC 2020

On 8/25/20, 4:01 PM, Sergey Bylokhov wrote:
>>> It is applied if the "automatic graphics switching" is enabled, if 
>>> the user disables
>>> this feature for the "power adapter" mode, then the discrete 
>>> graphics will be always used.
>> That's a bit misleading
>> If I disable automatic graphics switching it is disabled for BOTH 
>> batter and power
>> and vice versa. In other words there is no way to express that 
>> battery power should fall back
>> to integrated and that you only want discrete when running on the 
>> adapter.
> It is possible to do it manually, in the "power adapter" mode the user 
> can disable
> "automatic graphics switching", and enable it in the "battery" mode. 

What do you mean by "manually" ?


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