[vdr] softdevice & nvidia overlay issues
herbert at 13thfloor.at
Thu Jun 29 03:09:08 CEST 2006
On Mon, Jun 26, 2006 at 11:40:06PM +0200, Stefan Lucke wrote:
> On Montag 26 Juni 2006 13:28, CR wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm using VDR 1.4.0-2, softdevice cvs 2006-5-30, nVidia 6200TC
> > video card, nVidia binary driver 8762, Xorg 6.8.1, TV-out (NTSC) @
> > 800x600x24bpp, GCC 4.1.1 .
> Newer nvidia cards do not support Overlay mode:
> > For OSD, if I use "psuedo", in full-screen mode, the entire OSD
> > "blinks" when there is video and the OSD is not usable. If I use
> > "software" for OSD setting, then OSD looks OK but when overlayed
> > over video, OSD colors are all wrong.
> Wrong OSD color only ?
> Or both video and OSD ?
here both were wrong ...
> Use softdevice setup OSD and try to change the HUE value to max (100).
yep, changing HUE to 0 or 100 works fine here
hope this works for others too ...
> If you can read german, have a look at this:
> > Has anyone else experienced anything like this?
> > I've seen similar behavior on a TNT2 using the opensource "nv" driver, and
> > other bizarre problems using ATI cards (both opensource and ATI
> > proprietary drive), so I think something in softdevice OSD code is
> > incorrect.
> Radeons (rv280:9200 and rv350:9550) work fine even with pseudo mode
> using Xorg 7.0 here. The limitation in pseudo mode is, that it is not a real
> alphablend mode.
> Stefan Lucke
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