mplayer and xv problem
michel at tungstengraphics.com
Fri Jun 22 09:05:55 PDT 2007
On Thu, 2007-06-21 at 14:43 +0200, Łukasz Mierzwa wrote:
> Thursday 21 of June 2007 09:09:27 Michel Dänzer napisał(a):
> > On Wed, 2007-06-20 at 22:52 +0200, Łukasz Mierzwa wrote:
> > > Wednesday 20 of June 2007 19:20:18 napisałeś(-łaś):
> > > > On Wed, 2007-06-20 at 17:26 +0200, Łukasz Mierzwa wrote:
> > > > > I got Acer 5024 laptop with ATI Radeon X700, I'm now using current
> > > > > git xf86-video-ati driver on gentoo box. When I watch movies with
> > > > > mplayer and I minimize the video window it sometimes goes white after
> > > > > restoring and the only way to get it to show my movie is to switch to
> > > > > fullscreen. Does anyone got same problem? I run KDE 3.5.6 with
> > > > > composite switched on in kwin, DRI is on and running, EXA disabled so
> > > > > I use XAA.
> > > >
> > > > Which version of xserver?
> > >
> > > 1.3.0
And the driver was built against that version? What does
strings /path/to/radeon_drv.so | grep FillKeyHelper
> > > It happens with xv and x11 output, it's not white as I wrote, overlay
> > > color key (color which is replaced by video) is filled with background
> > > window (konsole or wallpaper and so). I need to switch to fullscreen or
> > > just move the window. With xv the video area is filled with background,
> > > with x11 only the part of window that is not filled by video (like black
> > > horizontal borders that some movies have).
> > It sounds like maybe mplayer ends up using an ARGB visual. Do the
> > problems go away if you start it like below?
> > XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=1 mplayer
> No, it's the same. But it sure is something with composite extension, if I
> switch off composite support in kwin the problem goes away.
I tried reproducing the problem with the KDE compositing manager but
Earthling Michel Dänzer | http://tungstengraphics.com
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