[mythtv-users] OpenGL ATI Radeon MythMusic MythGallery Problem
sammo2828 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 22 20:02:54 EDT 2005
On 10/22/05, Lee Koloszyc <teething12 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >IIRC, the ATI fglrx drivers don't let you use XV and OpenGL overlays
> >during the same X session. So it will depend on the
> > Option "VideoOverlay" "on"
> > Option "OpenGLOverlay" "off"
> >options in your xorg.conf file, which are mutually exclusive. So you
> >can have 2D acceleration or 3D acceleration, but not both. See:
> >I'm not so sure on any of this now, primarily because ATI provided
> >rotten support (both in terms of the drivers and when I'd try to
> >contact them directly), so I don't use the ATI card in my linux box
> >any longer.
> I think this is incorrect though I am not sure. The OpenGL Overlay is
> not 3d acceleration, but the ability to accelerate 2d video by placing
> it as an openGL texture. I have both OpenGL and XV working on my
> machine and get nearly 3000 frames in GLXGears with my Radeon 9200. It
> does play all the visuilizations without any problems on my machine. If
> he could post his Xorg.0.log and Xorg.conf it may be eaiser to determine
> the problem. I wonder if he has opengl set to ATI? In gentoo you can
> run opengl-update ati or eselect opengl set ati, not sure about other
Which driver are you using? I am using the ATI proprietary driver
because I have a Radeon 9550. My understanding is that for Radeon
cards above 9200, the only option is the use the proprietary driver
Note that I'm only getting the following fps from glxgears:
> Reported fps for glxgears in default window size is 1100 FPS
> Reported fps for glxgears in maximized window is 130 FPS
> Reported fps for fgl_glxgears in default window size is 230 FPS
> Reported fps for fgl_glxgears in maximized window is 140 FPS
Also, I'm using Xfree86 on Debian and would rather not change to xorg
at this stage. I've attached my XF86Config-4 file.
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