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

manu sawkar msawkar at gmail.com
Mon Sep 8 07:51:56 PDT 2008

i'll test it now and report back. thanks for looking into this.

On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 3:35 AM, Zhenyu Wang <zhenyu.z.wang at intel.com> wrote:
> 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
> issue?
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