Bug#413694: Xv not working for Radeon Mobility M300

Michel Dänzer daenzer at debian.org
Thu Mar 8 08:10:27 PST 2007

On Tue, 2007-03-06 at 18:47 +0200, Zeeshan Ali wrote: 
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-ati
> Version: 1:6.6.3-2
> The Xv extension provided by the xorg radeon driver have stopped
> working after I recently upgraded my debian testing installation on my
> IBM T43 laptop using  ATI Technologies Inc M22 [Radeon Mobility M300]
> (reported by lspci). `xvinfo` reports that Xv extension is present
> (attaching the output from xvinfo) and all applications happily use
> the Xv but all i get is a black window using any Xv-using application
> (e.g totem and mplayer).

Are you using an external display? If not, try disabling MergedFB with

	Option	"MergedFB" "off"

If yes, you'll have to set the XVideo attribute XV_SWITCHCRT according
to which monitor you want to see the video overlay on, as the hardware
can only show it on one of them.

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Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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