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Re: xorg ati external display and XVIDEO

On Mon, May 08, 2006 at 03:21:05PM +0200, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-05-08 at 15:11 +0200, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> > 
> > Observed failure: The xine window playing the movie is dark
> > on the beamer, while it shows the move on the laptop's LCD.
> It's a hardware limitation, the overlay can only be active on one
> display controller at a time. 

So MacOS does it differently?
I can see the video on both lcd and beamer then.

> You can choose which one using the
> XV_SWITCHCRT XVideo attribute.

Yes, wow! Thanks for the hint!
With this keyword I have found 

and used 
xvattr -a XV_SWITCHCRT -v 1
with http://www.dtek.chalmers.se/groups/dvd/dist/xvattr-1.3.tar.gz
and it worked.

BTW: Is there a reason why xvattr is not packaged in Debian?

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