HD with Xvideo on a Radeon 7500?

Ken Mandelberg km at mathcs.emory.edu
Sun Nov 19 08:52:37 PST 2006

Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-11-17 at 22:59 -0500, Ken Mandelberg wrote:
>> I am trying to play HD using the Xvideo extension with a Mobil Radeon 
>> 7500 with 32MB of video ram. It seems to work at 720p but not 1080i. On 
>> the Intel driver i810 driver there is a LinearAlloc parameter that makes 
>> the difference, but I didn't see a similar parameter for the ATI Radeon.
>> Is it possible?
> Should be, how does it fail?

On 1080i mpeg2's vlc,xine, and mplayer cut off the right side of the 
picture with a pink box. mythtv just shows a blue screen with sound.

Again the 720p's play correctly in all 4.

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