[vdr] xinelibout --hud + xcompmgr = tearing

Alex Betis alex.betis at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 20:27:23 CET 2009


2009/3/18 Jörn Reder <joern at zyn.de>

> Alex Betis wrote:
>
> > I gave the nice xinelibout hud another try, but have to revert back since
> > running composite manager
> > creates tearing while watching movies. I've tries with xcompmgr with -n
> > option.
> >
> > Does anybody know how to fix that?
> > Or maybe there is another lightweight composite manager available?
> >
> > Without xcompmgr running there is no tearing at all.
>
> This is a known limitation of (at least) the NVidia drivers. Quoting the
> NVidia README:
>
> --snip--
>
> The Composite extension also causes problems with other driver
> components:
>
>  [...]
>
>     On X.Org 7.1 and higher, the driver will properly redirect video into
>     offscreen pixmaps. Note that the Xv adaptors will ignore the
>     sync-to-vblank option when drawing into a redirected window.
>
> --snip--

Thanks for the info. How can I check the X.Org version I have?
I've looked on xorg modules in yumex and see some of them are 7.3.5, 7.3.9,
7.4


>
>
> Regards,
>
> Jörn
>
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