xvimage size limits

Marius Gedminas marius at gedmin.as
Tue Jan 6 23:10:21 PST 2015

On Fri, Dec 26, 2014 at 02:16:11PM +0000, Prashanth Bhat wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm running into image size restrictions with my Ubuntu Linux system (11.10 release)
> xvinfo shows a maximum XvImage size: 2048 x 2048
> On the same hardware, with the Ubuntu 14.04 release:
> xvinfo shows a maximum XvImage size: 8192 x 8192
> Which library/driver would I need to upgrade on the 11.10 system to
> get the larger XvImage size?

Ubuntu 11.10 was end-of-lifed on May 9, 2013.  It gets no updates.  It's
insecure.  You should upgrade to 12.04 LTS:

Marius Gedminas
System going down at 5 this afternoon to install scheduler bug.
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