Bug#420281: xserver-xorg-video-intel: xv playback crashes X server
Brice Goglin wrote:
> ROBERTOJIMENOCA@terra.es wrote:
>> Yes, please apply those patches.
> These patches didn't get applied upstream and I am not even sure they
> got reviewed by the maintainer of the Intel driver. It looks like they
> fix a crash, but  says that the XV overlay is always on LVDS (while
> it was always to VGA before). So even if they improve things, they don't
> look very good to me.
> I would rather at least wait for upstream's opinion before applying
>  https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10466
Upstream has said that they are not clean enough for inclusion, and that
they will be doing a proper fix. However, upstream did not say there
was anything particularly broken about the patches.