[mythtv-users] Screen corruption with fglrx X driver
lwgt at iki.fi
Sun Jul 27 20:38:01 UTC 2008
David Gee wrote:
> I have a rather interesting problem. I have been trying to get MythTV up
> and running on my HTPC box. I have a Radeon HD 2600 Pro graphics card
> which is connected to my TV via a DVI->HDMI adapter, and the display
> runs full-screen at 1920x1080. I was initially trying to get MythTV to
> work using the radeonhd graphics driver, however hardware acceleration
> is not yet supported for this driver so watching live TV is essentially
> impossible because all the rendering must be done by the CPU, so I gave
> up on that idea.
> Plan B was to use ATI's proprietary fglrx driver, which I managed to
> install and get to work, complete with which means that 2D and 3D
> hardware acceleration, so I was hoping that it would be straightforward
> to get MythTV working. However, I found when I ran mythtv-setup, and
> also later when I ran mythfrontend, that the display output gets
> corrupted, as can be seen at
> http://www.allpowerfuldave.com/mythtv_corruption.jpg. It's clear to see
> that this is trying to be MythTV, there's just something not quite
> right. If you take a screenshot, the screenshot is fine so MythTV is
> drawing all the components correctly, so I surmise that there's
> something going wrong between MythTV and fglrx, because the MythTV menus
> displayed correctly when I went back to using the radeonhd driver.
> Can anyone shed any light on what the problem might be?
Try adding the following to the 'Device' section in xorg.conf
Option "TexturedVideo" "true"
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