How To Reduce/Eliminate Horizontal Tearing

Tino Keitel tino.keitel+xorg at
Wed Dec 17 23:15:10 PST 2008

On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 04:22:34 -0000, Cameron Hutchison wrote:


> For mplayer, this was a matter of running it with -vo xv:port=xx, where
> xx was the port number of the second port. This can also go into
> mplayer's config file.

Or in the xorg.conf, using the XvPreferOverlay option that is new in
version 2.5.1 of the intel driver. This way, XV is used by all
applications by default.


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