[mythtv] via_XvMC non-fading OSD

Robin Gilks g8ecj at gilks.org
Fri Apr 21 05:53:36 UTC 2006

> I'm running that patch to fix the same problem, using Standard XvMC.
> Without the patch the OSD stays up, but stops updating when it should
> have disappeared.
> With the patch the OSD disappears all at once -- no fade.  I've never
> used XvMC before this, so I assumed the lack of fade was an XvMC
> limitation.
> David.
> Stuart Morgan wrote:
>> On Thursday 20 April 2006 04:45, Paul Leppert wrote:
>>> I'm not sure if I'm seeing the same problem.  I am using xvmc (with the
>>> chroma key changes to provide a color OSD) and have a problem where the
>>> OSD
>>> doesn't go away when watching HDTV recordings, but does in SDTV.  This
>>> is a
>>> new behavior in the SVN since 0.19 (I'm currently running SVN 9441, but
>>> just tried again yesterday with SVN 9726 and see the same behavior).
>> See the patch attached to http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/1516

Just occured to me that I'm using a Via Pro board (CN400 NOT a CLE266
chipset) so the ChromaKeyOSD colour changes don't work for me and
similarly, the fadeout doesn't complete - I wonder if there is a
connection here as it appears that people with the black/white OSD on XVMC
are hitting this problem but I gather that the ChromaKey fix makes it go


Robin Gilks

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