[mythtv-users] Re: nvidia fx5200 help please badly needed

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Wed Dec 29 16:15:37 UTC 2004

On Wednesday 29 December 2004 10:40 am, Brandon Beattie wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 28, 2004 at 05:46:26PM -0500, Isaac Richards wrote:
> > On Tuesday 28 December 2004 05:18 pm, Brandon Beattie wrote:
> > > > Not really sure, from reading the list the obvious ones are a B&W on
> > > > screen display and other OSD related issues.
> > >
> > > The OSD is not B&W any longer for XvMC on NVidia cards.
> >
> > Since when?
> >
> > Isaac
> For the past, oh 4 months.  Maybe it's just the blue theme, and yes I'm
> 100% sure I'm using XvMC.  If I remember right, the limitation was two
> colors.  My OSD is either white and blue or yellow and blue, but I'll
> have to check.  I've disabled it for the last month to stop the frontend
> crashing when I seek in HD streams.  (The other option was to hit esc
> before the OSD tried to fade out, as that appears to be what causes the
> video buffers in the nvidia cards to get filled and not release for more
> frames to be drawn.

If you have a color osd, you are _NOT_ using XvMC, unless you've applied Ivor 
Hewitt's work in progress patch.


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