[mythtv-users] intel and opengl playback

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Sun Apr 26 01:32:19 UTC 2009

Andy Burns wrote:
> 2009/1/14 Anthony <aaroboneml at gmail.com>:
>> Found on the mythtv wiki about the green monochrome when using intel
>> drivers.
>> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/XvMC#Intel
>> "Further revised August 25, 2008: It appears that xvmc only works for frames
>> less than 720x568 in size. For larger frames, xvmc appears to work, but the
>> picture is a bright monochrome green, like night vision goggles."
> I've just tried Fedora rawhide with intel 2.7.0 xorg driver, the
> "night vision" mode using openGL is cured, though playback is not
> necessarily very smooth (I seem to remember it was quite smooth when
> it was green!)
> The tearing using Xv-blit mode has also been cured, so I'm using that
> instead of openGL.
Good news.
Please post your setup and findings on the wiki. XvMC was turned off in 
some of the 2.y6 versions of the driver. I missed seeing any notice of 
the re-initialization and haven't tested 2.7.0.


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