Bug 431783 - totem/gstreamer super slow with DRI enabled
Summary: totem/gstreamer super slow with DRI enabled
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libXv
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Søren Sandmann Pedersen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-02-06 22:17 UTC by Havoc Pennington
Modified: 2018-04-11 15:16 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 07:39:10 UTC
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Description Havoc Pennington 2008-02-06 22:17:53 UTC
I have two Intel X servers running on vt7 and vt8. On vt7 DRI is disabled, on
vt8 it is enabled.

When I run totem-gstreamer (NOT totem-xine, totem-xine is fine) on vt7 without
DRI, it's fast. When I run it on vt8 with DRI enabled, it's super, super slow
(like 1 fps or worse).

I don't know if it's the DRI setting or vt7 vs. vt8 causing it.

The example in clutter-gst (clutter-gst/examples/video-player.c) has the same
problem. Which is odd, since it uses a GL texture to upload the frames, and I
doubt Totem does that. So there are a couple codepaths involved. Maybe they both
use the same underlying feature such as shared mem, don't know.

I'm testing with "Birdsong" from http://www.redhat.com/videos/

Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-02-07 17:41:29 UTC
OK, let's blame Xv

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