[mythtv-users] 0.26 and Intel graphics problems

Fredrik Lingvall fredrik.lingvall at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 12:58:28 UTC 2012

On 10/29/12 22:36, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 10/29/2012 04:26 AM, Fredrik Lingvall wrote:
>> * I get a clearly visible tearing, both using VAAPI and Xvideo, in 
>> the upper part of the screen when there is a lot of panning in the 
>> video.
>>  http://www.mythtv.org/pipermail/mythtv-users/2012-January/326392.html
> MythTV relies on the video card/driver to prevent tearing--which may 
> require configuring your card/drivers to enable this feature.
> For the other issues, about all I can say is that VA-API support is in 
> its infancy--and may not work at all (let alone work well).
> Mike
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I found this information on the Intel tearing problem:


It seems it's a Sandy/Ivy Bridge problem which is due to the powersaving 
in these chips (see post #7):



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