Problem with XV colorkey
andrew at digital-domain.net
Fri Sep 3 11:22:35 PDT 2004
On Fri, 2004-09-03 at 14:37, Miguel Freitas wrote:
> Hi X.org gurus,
> I'm maintainer of xine, a GPL media player (mostly) used in linux.
> Recently we have received several reports from users saying that video
> is not displayed anymore after upgrading from xfree86 4.3 to x.org
> 6.7.0 release. Instead of the video, users are seeing the colorkey
> itself (a blue window).
> Everything would point to a flaw in xine, since mplayer is not
> affected by this problem. Still, there is at least one big difference
> in xine from how other players handle XV: by default, we disable
> XV_AUTOPAINT_COLORKEY and manually fill the window with the
> XV_COLORKEY value. the reason we do that is to be able to draw over
> the video image (eg. subtitles or on-screen-display) using the screen
> resolution, that is, without scaling it with the xvideo image.
> As an important note, only a few drivers are affected by this problem.
> So far, we have reports from i830, i815, voodoo3 and rage mobility
I saw something like this too with the mga driver.
Sounds like this bug here (including fix):
> Unfortunately I cannot reproduce the problem myself. I have only
> access to nvidia and matrox G450 cards (there have been reports of
> matrox too, but it was somewhat dependent of depth and i couldn't
> reproduce it).
I saw it with a Matrox G550...
I'm currently running Xorg 6.8.0 RC4 which has an XV fix in, which seems
to have sorted this out.
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