[mythtv] [PATCH] ViaSlice QMatrix

Curtis Stanford curtis at stanfordcomputing.com
Mon Jul 5 10:55:12 EDT 2004

OK, here goes...

Mine says using software flip.

I updated to your libddmpeg and the patch and now it hangs about 30  
seconds into watching video. The console has the message "waiting for  
free video buffers timed out."

I'm using gentoo with the epia packages available at  


I appreciate all your work on this. I've never been happy with the  
output of my M10000 machine. The top of the picture is also cut off  
quite a bit and nobody else seems to have this problem.


On 5-Jul-04, at 8:08 AM, Kenneth Aafl°y wrote:

> On Monday 05 July 2004 05:54, Curtis Stanford wrote:
>> My picture is horrible with all of these latest viaslice patches. I'm
>> getting severe jaggies and things like text jiggle around so much it
>> gives me a headache. Which version of X and via drivers are you guys
>> using?
> I'm was using the ddmpeg-1.6 available at http://www.ivor.it/cle266,  
> however,
> this had a bug in it that made me submit a patch for CVS which had the  
> field
> order reversed. I've put up a new version of the ddmpeg library at
> http://kenneth.aafloy.net/libddmpeg-1.7.tar.bz2
> And attached a patch to CVS MythTV, which brings back what logically  
> is the
> correct field order.
> I've added a printout of whether you have a revision of the cle  
> chipset, which
> the ddmpeg library will use hardware or software flip, this line should
> appear right above 'Using VIA CLE266 Hardware Decoding', and it would  
> be nice
> if you and others report this line, and what status you have with all  
> these
> patches and the new ddmpeg library.
> I've also modified the software flipping slightly, and this appears to  
> have
> removed the slight picture bump some have been seeing.
> Remember, always include kernel and kernel patches version, xfree  
> version,
> xfree via driver version, or else well never fix this crap :)
> Kenneth
> <viaslice-field- 
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