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Re: still no progress with opengl video problems?

On Friday 26 September 2008, Jeroen de Haas wrote:
>Hello David,
>Although, this does not answer your questions, it might provide you with
>an alternative. I experienced all sort of problems watching videos on my
>laptop with an ATI Mobility Radeon X1400 (using the open source radeon
>driver) when I enabled desktop effects. On my up-to-date Fedora 9 system
>with I was able to solve these problems thanks to a tip from the #radeon
>channel on Freenode.
>What I did was enable EXA acceleration in my xorg.conf like so:
>Section "Device"
>        Identifier  "Videocard0"
>        Driver      "radeon"
>        Option "AccelMethod" "EXA"

Thank you.  Incorporating the above line in my /etc/X11/xorg.cong "Device" 
section, and restarting x took my ATI 9200SE card from about 350 fps to about 
870 fps.  I'd say that is a worthwhile improvement.  Unforch, it still 
doesn't allow google sketchup to have a work area in its window.

>After a restart of X, I executed gstreamer-properties and on the video
>tab I selected "X Window System (X11/XShm/Xv)" as the default output
>plugin and then selected "Radeon Textured Video" as the default output
>That solved all the problems I encountered when watching videos with
>desktop effects enabled. I hope this might be of some help to you as
>On Fri, 2008-09-26 at 19:34 +0200, David Hláčik wrote:
>> Hello guys,
>> so far i was solving problems with opengl video output with ATI binary
>> drivers & compiz turned on Fedora 9. Videos are blinking .
>> As i was informed, problem can not be solved. It is becouse bug is on
>> ATI driver side?
>> Thanks!
>> David

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