Xv has color glitches with radeon driver
thomas.luebking at web.de
Fri Aug 6 03:57:03 PDT 2010
Am Friday 06 August 2010 schrieb Nikos Chantziaras:
> Does that mean that it could be a bug in KDE's compositor?
.. "The problem does never occur when compositing is active." ...
Doesn't make much sense, yesno? :-)
(It's rather likely that the indirect rendering works and the bug occurs on
direct fb access through xv - tried other -vo sinks, eg. gl or x11?)
You could try by shutting down kwin ("kquitapp kwin") and launching s (or
rather maybe just) mplayer - then "mplayer -fs some_movie.avi"
To restart kwin call "kwin &"
NOTICE: since w/o a WM you won't be able to pass the focus around, you might
want to call all cmds in a row
"kquitapp kwin; mplayer - then "mplayer -fs some_movie.avi; kwin &"
do not attempt to fork mplayer to bg (won't show up then)
If this (unexpectedly) works fine, you can try to suspend compositing
(SHIFT+Alt+F12) before playing
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