<fixed subject> Xv Hardware overlay port blue with xf86-video-intel and X on a 965gm

Zhenyu Wang zhenyu.z.wang at intel.com
Mon Sep 8 00:35:38 PDT 2008

On 2008.09.05 11:37:57 -0400, manu sawkar wrote:
> using this Xserver on a 965gm x3100 system:
> X.Org X Server
> Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.26-ARCH i686
> Current Operating System: Linux minitx 2.6.26-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue
> the XV overlay port using mplayer -vo xv:port=num now only displays a
> giant blue screen with no error messages. I upgraded from intel 2.4.2
> and  X server 1.4.2-2 because i was having other issues with mplayer
> (full screen was not working properly and the X process was taking 50%
> of the cpu). I found that using the XV Hardware overlay port was the only way
> to play video with mplayer tear free, but now it doesnt work anymore.
> However, overall the regular XV driver seems to be working much
> better... though it still tears.
> has the Hardware Overlay port been disabled in the new 965gm drivers?
> Is this because of the new X Server? a combo of both?
> Unfortunately, this was the only way to watch tear free video with
> this motherboard. Thoughts?

Does the patch on https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=17190 fix your 

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