Hardware overlay on G965

Thomas Fritzsche tf at noto.de
Tue Mar 4 04:58:26 PST 2008

Hi Maxim and Keith,

thanks so much for the update! This option ("TexturedVideo") is a good
idea, I enhanced your version to have another option ("OverlayVideo")
to enable/disable Overlay Video as well. This way it's quite easy to
turn Overlay Video off in case it cause trouble for somebody's
hardware, also it avoids this useless
+#define HW_HAS_OVERLAY(pI810) (1)
in the coding.

You'll find my version here:
(I using intel-2.1.1 in the Ubuntu version)

For non-xorg-developers (like me) that just want to get rid of the
crash while playing video on i965 using Compiz, I put some short
instructions online on how to quickly compile a new driver on Ubuntu.

Thanks so much for this patch, hope it'll make it into git soon.


On Sat, Mar 1, 2008 at 2:11 AM, Maxim Levitsky <maximlevitsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> Those are updated patches for overlay:
>  I now enable overlay on all chipsets,
>  thus two mine patches are folded into one,
>  And I wrote small patch to add a new option to the driver
>  to disable texture video is user needs this.
>  Option "TexturedVideo" "false"
>  Those patches are against -git.
>  Should be ok to include them there.
>  Best regards,
>         Maxim Levitsky

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