[mythtv-users] Nvidia just released 8756.

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 14 21:15:44 UTC 2006

Steven Adeff wrote:
> On 4/14/06, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
>> On Thu, 2006-04-13 at 23:35 -0400, Steven Adeff wrote:
>>> On 4/13/06, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
>>>> On Apr 13, 2006, at 5:56 PM, Steven Adeff wrote:
>>>>> On 4/13/06, Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:
>>> Brad, I wonder if there are other options that may affect this. Could
>>> you post your Screen and Device sections? Also, do you have Composite
>>> and RENDER both on?
>> Quote from Andy Ritger @ nVidia:
>> - A Video Overlay Xv Adaptor is obviously fundamentally incompatible
>>   with Damage/Composite.  Should X drivers no longer advertise
>>   Video Overlay Xv adaptors if they are running in an X server that
>>   includes Composite support?
>> Composite can not be used with XVideo overlay, and ChromaKeyOSD
>> relies on XVideo overlay. By enabling Composite you are basically
>> enabling "XvmcUsesTextures" which breaks ChromaKeyOSD.
>> Note also that XVideo does not yet play nice with the Composite
>> Extension, so if you enable Composite you should shut down your
>> composite manager before starting up XVideo playback.
> Daniel, interesting information. So let me see if I understand...
> 1) if using XvMC, turn off Composite
> 2) if using Xv, turn off Composite

and, how do you turn it off? Is it on by default? The doc says to run
nvidia-xconfig with:

nvidia-xconfig --no-composite

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