Savage XV problems

Louai Al-Khanji louai.khanji at
Wed Aug 23 14:45:13 PDT 2006

I've recently acquired an IBM T22 thinkpad, with a savage card. More 
specifically a Savage IX-MV. There are a few bugs I'd like to look into if 
someone can give me a hand, mostly concerning Xv support. This is all with 
the latest git version of the driver.

Bug 1) Occasionally I get weird stripes across the upper part of the video, 
somewhat akin to the image in this bug report: I can make the corruption 
disappear in eg kaffeine if I make a tooltip appear over the video stream. 
Also, this goes away when switching to full screen.

Bug 2) When changing resolution with xrandr and subsequently watching a video, 
not the whole Xv viewport is updated. Rather, only slightly less than half of 
the left side contains any video. The right hand side is blue, like when 
taking a screen capture of Xv video.

So it seems there is some error in either Xv window setup, or content update. 
If someone could tell me at which functions to look, I could play around a 
bit and see what happens, hopefully leading to a good bug report and/or a 


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