intel 2.0 drivers: composite and xv/opengl

Michel Dänzer michel at
Mon Jul 2 00:33:42 PDT 2007

On Sat, 2007-06-30 at 23:30 +0200, Giovanni Masucci wrote:
> On Tuesday 26 June 2007 08:02:54 you wrote:
> > On Tue, 2007-06-26 at 06:07 +0200, Giovanni Masucci wrote:
> > > with intel drivers, on a 945GM card, with a composite manager running
> > > (compiz, kompmgr etc.) I can't see video with xv. All I have is a black
> > > window. As soon as I kill the composite manager I can see the picture! Is
> > > this expected to be solved with new releases of drivers?
> >
> > This is probably due to limitations of XAA, it should work with EXA.
> Indeed! The problem is that EXA on my system is way too slower than XAA when 
> compiz is running...

Should be the other way round with the GIT master branches of xserver
and xf86-video-intel using the i915tex 3D driver.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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