XV doesn't work on my laptop (Intel 855GM)

JM Ibanez jm at orangeandbronze.com
Mon Mar 26 08:06:30 PDT 2007

Colin Guthrie <gmane at colin.guthr.ie> writes:

> JM Ibanez wrote:
>> Hi,
>> For some reason, XVideo doesn't work on my laptop, a Fujitsu Lifebook
>> C1211D. Below is the entry for lspci -vv
>> 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Devic
>> e (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [VGA])
>>         Subsystem: Fujitsu Limited. Unknown device 1281
>>         Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR
>> - FastB2B-
>>         Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >
>>         Latency: 0
>>         Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 11
>>         Region 0: Memory at d8000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=128M]
>>         Region 1: Memory at d0000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=512K]
>>         Region 2: I/O ports at 2450 [size=8]
>>         Capabilities: [d0] Power Management version 1
>>                 Flags: PMEClk- DSI+ D1+ D2- AuxCurrent=0mA PME(D0-,D1-,D2-,D3hot-,D3cold-)
>>                 Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-
>> I'm on git HEAD for both the X server and the intel driver. Everything
>> else works; however, disabling XVideo will cause the X server to
>> segfault (as I reported in
>> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10351)
>> Any ideas on how to debug/diagnose/fix this?
> Xvideo doesn't work for me on my 945GM either with RC2 versions of
> xserver and intel driver. They worked with previous incarnations tho'.
> See my mail titled "BadAlloc with XV and 1.9.92". No solutions as of yet
> tho'.

On my end, playing videos via mplayer or totem does work without any
error messages, but all I get is whatever XVideoColorKey is set to
(e.g. a blue screen).

JM Ibanez
Senior Software Engineer
Orange & Bronze Software Labs, Ltd. Co.

jm at orangeandbronze.com

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