[vdr] xinelibout --hud + xcompmgr = tearing
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
>> > 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:
>> The Composite extension also causes problems with other driver
>> 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.
> 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,
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 188.8.131.52-170.2.35.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.
>> Joern Reder
>> -> http://www.exit1.org/
>> -> http://search.cpan.org/~jred/ <http://search.cpan.org/%7Ejred/>
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