order of XV ports
dag at bakke.com
Fri Jan 11 04:58:38 PST 2008
On Fri, 11 Jan 2008 13:12:53 +0100
Tino Keitel <tino.keitel+xorg at tikei.de> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> on my i945GM board, the Intel driver provides 2 XV ports: one using
> textured video, and a second one using video overlay. The first port
> only gives tearing video, possibly due to not working vsync. The
> second port works fine.
> I can change the settings of the corrensponding applications (for
> example -vo xv:port=89 in mplayer), or patch the source where the
> application doesn't have such a setting, but it would be much simplier
> for me to just disable the textured video XV port, or change the order
> so that the video overlay XV port comes first.
> Is this possible without patching the Intel driver? If yes, how?
Yes. You may patch the xv-enabled application instead. :-)
AFAIK, there is no other way than these three solutions:
- use mplayer -vo xv:port=xx
- patch driver
- patch application
Which is what I did with xine. Clearly a suboptimal solution.
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