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Bug 378781 - Video will not play correctly when GL Desktop is active
Video will not play correctly when GL Desktop is active
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-compiz-manager (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: John Mahowald
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-11-12 16:21 EST by Stephen Haffly
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-11-13 17:29:53 EST
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Description Stephen Haffly 2007-11-12 16:21:01 EST
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Comment 1 Stephen Haffly 2007-11-12 16:37:51 EST
Description of problem:

Video will not play correctly with GL Desktop enabled

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How reproducible:

1.  Play a video using either VLC or Totem-Xine.  It plays fine with both audio
and video working correctly.

2.  Start GL Desktop from the System/Preferences/Look and Feel menu

3.  Attempt to play the video again.  Audio plays, but video is scrambled color
bars instead of the picture.

Actual results:

scrambled video

Expected results:

Video should play correctly the same as when GL Desktop is not running.

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Linux emerald #1 SMP Thu Nov 8 22:14:09 EST 2007 x86_64 x86_64
x86_64 GNU/Linux

nVidia GeForce 7600 GS video card running Livna kmod-nvidia driver.
Comment 2 Will Woods 2007-11-13 17:29:53 EST
This is a problem with the proprietary nvidia driver. We can't support nvidia's
closed-source product, so you'll have to talk to them. They provide unofficial
support on their forums: 

As a workaround, you can change the video output device to 'x11' using
gstreamer-properties and it may work properly.

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