Radeon x300-x800, Xvideo and DRI?

Xavier Bestel xavier.bestel at free.fr
Wed Apr 19 06:47:36 PDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-04-19 at 15:42, Alex Deucher wrote:
> On 4/18/06, Mikko Rauhala <mjrauhal at cc.helsinki.fi> wrote:
> > Does Xvideo at least work reliably for these chipsets, or at least some
> > of them? I can live with mostly solid 2D+Xvideo support for now, though
> > at least semifunctional DRI would be a nice bonus. Hence, are there
> > major differences with the stability of the DRI driver between x300,
> > x550, x700 and x800? Basically I'd rather buy in the low end, not being
> > very needy in this respect, but if those chipsets happen to work less
> > well for any reason, I can aim higher.
> 2D and Xv work fine, although all radeons seem to have problems with
> very large overlays (eg. HDTV).  3D also works fine for the most part
> (PCIE or AGP). XPRESS and related chips do not have functional DRI at
> the moment.

My 9600 XT (rv350 IIRC) doesn't work well at 1920x1200, some 3D
operations just hang Xorg. OTOH Xv has always worked like a charm.


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