x1250 horizontal tearing problems

Alex Rades alerades at gmail.com
Wed Apr 30 06:27:47 PDT 2008

I've also just noticed that the above behaviour only applies when running
xcompmgr. When there is no composite manager, The horizontal tearing is
always present.

On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 3:06 PM, Alex Rades <alerades at gmail.com> wrote:

> Just FYI,
> I've tried the patch. It solves the problem when running in fullscreen. If
> the window i'm playing the video in is smaller, sometimes the horizontal
> tearing appears again. Moreover, if i run a big enough window with  ARGB
> visual above the movie window, the tearing appears as well. (this problem
> does not occur with smaller ARGB windows)
> On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 10:52 PM, Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 4:34 PM, Alex Rades <alerades at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > when playing videos (either in xv or plain x11) on my x1250, I always
>> see
>> > horizontal (not diagonal, which are now fixed) tearing problems. They
>> seem
>> > related to vertical sync problems. Do you have suggestions?
>> We need sync to vblank support for textured video to properly deal
>> with that.  this untested hack may help, but it's not optimal:
>> http://www.botchco.com/alex/xorg/texvid_wait_vsync.diff
>> Alex
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