Intel driver problem
cjpembo at embarqmail.com
Sat Jun 16 11:13:30 PDT 2007
Keith Packard wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-06-16 at 02:17 +0200, Marco Coli wrote:
>> I have the following problem on an Intel Mac Mini.
>> Previously I had FC6 on the machine, with "intel" driver for X. All
>> worked ok.
>> As soon as I upgraded to F7 (which has xorg-x11 1.3) I started to have
>> problems with the driver, apparently related to Xv. It seems that
>> XV_DOUBLE_BUFFER is always set to 0, creating tearing with HD material
>> played by mplayer. It is also not possible to use Xv control to change
>> contrast, brightness and so on in mplayer, myth.
> The default technique for displaying the video has been switched from
> the overlay to drawing video using the 3D hardware as a texture. This
> improves the ability to support Composite and RandR at the cost of
> increased hardware demands and reduced video control support.
Which of the two methods, textured or xv, would you recommend for
someone wanting to squeeze the maximum battery life out of their
machine? Could Xv perform more "economicaly" than textured? A toss up?
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