[vdr] xinelibout --hud + xcompmgr = tearing

Alex Betis alex.betis at gmail.com
Sun Mar 29 13:20:11 CEST 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--
>
> Regards,
>
> Jörn


Jörn,
You didn't reply to my last posts.

Following is my system X version, I can't find anything similar to version
7.1 mentioned in your quote, do you know what component version they reffer?

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

Thanks.


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