[mythtv] Re: [mythtv-commits] mythtv commits (Video Output XV/XvMC merge)

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cat.nyu.edu
Sat Apr 23 14:39:08 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-04-23 at 10:09 -0400, Doug Larrick wrote:

> Things are not so good for XvMC for me.
> The biggest problem I'm having is that it seems the video card (nVidia
> MX-440, driver 7174) is not reset properly sometimes, because I'll go to
> play a recording (any recording) and get just the blue screen with a
> burst of sound every second or so.  Log file (--verbose playback) for a
> playback when that's happeining is attached (novideo.log).

Those "AddInheritence" messages indicate that a frame was added to
the available queue before the frames depending on it had released
by avlib so that we knew about them. 

> When it's in
> that state, Xv shows just a blue screen as well, so it's probably
> related to whatever driver bug triggers that problem.  But I can't even
> run through my entire list of test clips  w/o triggering this using
> XvMC, so something's up there.

I'll be committing a patch, probably sometime this afternoon, to
fix a problem in XVideo teardown that Issac discovered last night.
This may be causing your problem. Let me know if it fixes/doesn't
fix the problem.

-- Daniel

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