What's the status of G35 support in xf86-video-intel

Jin, Gordon gordon.jin at intel.com
Wed Apr 23 21:30:30 PDT 2008

Mike Cui wrote on Thursday, April 24, 2008 12:23 PM:

>>  > In any case, when I try to play videos with Xv, or OpenGL, the
>>  tearing > is terrible. Xv doesn't seem to want to sync to vblank,
>>  and enabling > double buffering for OpenGL doesn't help either. I
>>  did enable > TripleBuffering and PageFlip in xorg.conf.
>>  There're similar reports, but I can't reproduce it. Maybe you can
>>  try hardware overlay instead of textured video.
>>  TripleBuffering and PageFlip are not recommended.
> How do I enable hardware overlay?

First get port base number, e.g., using xvinfo. In my case, video
overlay has port base number 89. 
Then run mplayer -vo xv:port=89


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