Artifacts when playing DVD's
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 22:07:37 PDT 2008
On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 12:27 PM, <forloop at hushmail.com> wrote:
> I'm using a Radeon 9250 with FreeBSD 7.0, Xorg server 1.4, and
> Radeon driver 6.8.0
> When using the Radeon I get strange artifacts with DVD's as well as
> with files like avi's. There are several vertical lines spaced
> across the screen, and they are composed of green dots. They show
> up more prominently depending on the coloring of the scene. In
> some scenes these lines do not show up at all.
> Aside from this issue, the quality is crystal clear.
> I have narrowed this issue down to either the driver or the card
> because this does not occur when using the onboard card with the
> generic vesa driver (this setup has issues of its own, the video
> tears, but there are not green dots).
Sounds like a bandwidth issue perhaps. You might try messing with the
DisplayPriority option (see the radeon man page).
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