Bug#539206: video-radeon: OSD flickering in mplayer/xv

Michal Suchanek hramrach at centrum.cz
Sat Aug 1 08:06:38 PDT 2009

2009/7/31 Michal Suchanek <hramrach at centrum.cz>:
> 2009/7/30 Michel Dänzer <daenzer at debian.org>:
>> On Wed, 2009-07-29 at 21:25 +0200, Michal Suchanek wrote:
>>> Package: xserver-xorg-video-radeon
>>> Version: 1:6.12.2-3
>>> Severity: normal
>>> File: video-radeon
>>> Running mplayer with xv output on this hardware causes flickering with
>>> both textured video and overlay.
>> Sorry, missed 'and overlay' before.
>> How do you choose one or the other? Are you sure you aren't actually
>> getting textured in both cases? E.g. with overlay, do you see the video
>> lagging behind when moving the mplayer window?
> You can choose the adaptor with the option -vo xv:adaptor=n
> xvinfo shows two adaptors. This time overlay is the first so it's
> actually the default. When moving the window "containing" the overlay
> the overlay position is indeed not updated as fast as the window
> moves.
> The good thing is that this time I was unable to reproduce the issue.
> However, last time the OSD would flicker no matter what options for xv
> I used.

Now I restarted X and observe flickering with overlay only.

This seems somewhat random.

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