[vdr] xinelibout --hud + xcompmgr = tearing

Alex Betis alex.betis at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 09:35:44 CET 2009


On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 9:27 PM, Alex Betis <alex.betis at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> 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
>

Ok, found it, but it doesn't look like the right numbers.

X.Org X Server 1.5.3
Release Date: 5 November 2008
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.18-128.1.1.el5 i686
Current Operating System: Linux htpc 2.6.27.19-170.2.35.fc10.i686 #1 SMP Mon
Feb 23 13:21:22 EST 2009 i686
Build Date: 10 March 2009  07:20:48PM
Build ID: xorg-x11-server 1.5.3-15.fc10
    Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
    to make sure that you have the latest version.



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>
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Jörn
>>
>> --
>> Joern Reder
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