[vdr] vdr-sxfe, radeon x1200 and xv out

Darren Salt linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk
Wed Jul 16 01:02:40 CEST 2008

I demand that Halim Sahin may or may not have written...

> Hi,
> On Di, Jul 15, 2008 at 05:52:44 +0100, Darren Salt wrote:
>> I demand that Halim Sahin may or may not have written...
>>> I can't use xineliboutput for my new vdr box using fglrx driver and
>>> xv-out. It is unstable and often crashs after switching channels etc.
>>> My graphicsadapter is an onboard rs690 based radeon x1200.
>> xf86-video-ati 6.9.0 should be fine with that hardware (apparently); 3D
>> may also work, though I expect that you'll need drm & mesa git.

> Yes this can be the right solution but unfortunately the driver does not
> support tv-out!!

You could experiment with 6.9.0 (or a git snapshot) by disabling a small
piece of code which causes the TV output to be skipped, I suppose (see
src/radeon_atombios.c). No idea whether it'll work, though.

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