Bug 88033 - r128 high res Xv playback results in green noise
r128 high res Xv playback results in green noise
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-04-04 15:04 EST by Mike A. Harris
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-04-04 20:30:49 EST
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XFree86-4.3.0-ati-r128-Xv-ecp-divisor.patch (3.93 KB, text/plain)
2003-04-04 15:05 EST, Mike A. Harris
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Description Mike A. Harris 2003-04-04 15:04:03 EST
Description of problem:
When using a Rage 128 in a high resolution images displayed with the
XVideo extension have weird "green" noise in them

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How reproducible: 100%
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2003-04-04 15:05:45 EST
Created attachment 90909 [details]

Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2003 10:58:45 -0500
From: Rik Faith <faith@alephnull.com>
To: devel@xfree86.org
Reply-To: devel@XFree86.Org
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
Subject: Xvideo patch for R128
[I didn't see anything specific for patches on
http://www.xfree86.org/mailman/listinfo (and I haven't been keeping
track of the recent list changes), so I hope this is ok to post here.]
Here is a patch against XFree86 4.3.0 (from the xf-4_3_0 cvs tag).
The problem is that at high screen resolutions (i.e., with a high
dot-clock), if the ECP divisor is set wrong, images displayed with the
XVideo extension have weird "green" noise in them (vertical green static
that appears to be "over" or "between" the pixels).  Alternatively, if
the ECP divisor was somehow set correctly before XFree86 4.3.0 starts
(e.g., with Windows or GATOS), then the symptom is that only the left
half (or third) of the image is displayed when using Xvideo (because
h_inc is computed wrong).
Thanks, Rik Faith
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2003-04-04 20:30:49 EST
Patch applied to 4.3.0-3.3
Comment 3 Rik Faith 2003-04-07 12:37:16 EDT
This patch has been checked into the XFree86 CVS tree (by Kevin Martin).

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