[MPlayer-users] Re: configure script patch

Rich Felker dalias at aerifal.cx
Fri Aug 19 16:36:07 CEST 2005

On Fri, Aug 19, 2005 at 10:33:25AM +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> > Recent versions of nvidia-setting show two additional XVideo options: 
> > "Video Texture Adaptor: Sync to VBlanc" and "Video Blitter Adaptor: Sync 
> > to VBlanc". I think the first one is for the "normal" xvideo mode. Do you 
> > know what the second otion is for?
> No, the "normal" xvideo mode is Video Overlay Adaptor, and it always
> uses VSYNC (this is the only one that uses the real video hardware, and
> it seems to have been removed in the PCIe versions :-(, so there goes
> another advantage of XVideo).

I never said XV has advantages. I said overlay does. If idiotic video
card vendors incorrectly emulate overlay with blitter and use that as
their XV support, then yes XV will suck. (Also XV is very very slow..)


More information about the MPlayer-users mailing list