[mythtv-users] missing lower half of video
diwelf at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 04:23:00 UTC 2007
I had the same issue with anything above 8.27 drivers for ATI on my
After about 15 hours of hair pulling and trying everything possible to
get the ATI drivers to work, i downgraded to 8.27 and the "double
height" screen has gone away, and video looks great..
minus a little bid of banding around the top edges, but i think that's
soething to do with overscan or something....
On 02/01/07, sarvin <sarvinc at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> On Jan 2, 2007, at 3:43 PM, Ryan wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 01:57:24PM -0600, sarvinc exclaimed:
> >> djg at pdp8.net wrote:
> > <snip>
> >> My experience pretty much mirrors yours; ATIs drivers seem to be
> >> getting
> >> worse, not better, with time. I have an Nvidia 5500 sitting next
> >> to me
> >> as we speak. I think I actually found the solution for the ATI
> >> driver.
> >> In your xorg.conf under the "Device" -> "Option" -> "Video Overlay"
> >> needs to be switched to "off"
> > I am having the same issue and it is due to the new fglrx driver. I am
> > going to try the older driver, but I have not had time to test it yet.
> > Keep in mind that by disabling "Video Overlay" the XV extension in X
> > will not be used. This usually results in higher CPU usage by
> > mythfrontend, and I can notice a slight stutter in the video.
> > Also, when you hit S while watching livetv (to bring up the channel
> > listings) the video will probably not be in the right location.
> > If I get the older fglrx to work I will let you know.
> > -Ryan
> > pundit-r
> > _________________
> An older driver worked for me. I moved to newer drivers once modular
> Xorg was released for the 64-bit crowd under Gentoo.
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