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

Sergey Bylokhov Sergey.Bylokhov at oracle.com
Tue Aug 25 23:27:22 UTC 2020

On 25.08.2020 16:25, Philip Race wrote:
> 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" ?

Open the preferences and enable/disable the switching then needed.

Best regards, Sergey.

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