[mythtv-users] Xv strangeness...

Matt Mossholder matt at mossholder.com
Wed Dec 7 01:40:35 EST 2005

Answering my own question (Don't you hate that? :)   Appears this is a
problem related to the 6000 and 7000 series cards, when using DVI and Xv
with texture sync to VBlank ENABLED. Disabling this resolved the problem
but leads to tearing. Better than nothing, I guess.


 On Wed, 2005-12-07 at 01:02 -0500, Matt Mossholder wrote:

> Ok, here's an odd one... I have been building a new diskless HDTV
> FE/BE lately. I plan on hooking this up to a Panasonic CT-34WX15 HD
> Tube. After having built it next to my desk, attached to my desktop's
> monitor, I thought I had everything working fine... HD playback was
> working, recording OTA was working, etc.   Now, I go to hook it up to
> my HDTV, and as soon as I tell it to play anything: BOOM. hard crash
> with a black screen. Nothing is making it into the syslog, so no luck
> there.
> The one thing that I have discovered is that if I playback content
> with mplayer, it works fine using the -vo x11 option, and crashes
> exactly the same way using the -vo xv option, again, while attached to
> the HDTV.
> Anyone seen this before?
> Help! :)
>         --Matt  
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