[mythtv-users] Raspberry 5 - another success

Monkey Pet monkeypet at gmail.com
Sun Feb 11 15:43:39 UTC 2024


On Sun, Feb 11, 2024 at 2:22 AM Martin Bene <Martin.Bene at icomedias.com>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Low color depth: I noticed that on wayland, color depth defaults to 16
> bit, (RGB 5:6:5); in contrast, X11 which defaults to 24 bit (RGB 8:8:8)
> this leads to quite visible banding when displaying gradients; it’s quite
> visible both in the menus and when playing content.
>
> Just had the first success with a source code modification that actually
> requests a format using 8 bits/pixel under wayland; I’ll add that to an
> issue I opened on github.
>
> Hi, can you give us the modification so I can patch it in also? thanks.
>
>
>
> I found this, https://github.com/MythTV/mythtv/issues/855
>
> I patched the file and it seems much better, thanks.
>
>
>
> Yes, that’s the right one. I should probably change that to use the qt
> platform type instead of an environment variable so it works without having
> to change the frontend invocation.
>
> Next thing to look into is screensaver /  dmps integration – that doesn’t
> seem to work quite right yet. When running frontend in a window, menu
> interactions using a remote control don’t reset the idle timer and when
> running fullscreen dpms blanking doesn’t happen at all.
>

Also hiding the cursor doesn't work in Wayland, there were some utilities I
found, but I didn't patch it up to work yet, I've been just moving the
mouse on bootup.


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>
> Martin
>
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