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Re: xorg ati external display and XVIDEO

On Mon, 2006-05-08 at 16:23 +0200, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> 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.

It probably doesn't use the video overlay but the 3D engine for video
playback. The overlay definitely couldn't do the genie effect. ;)

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

Nobody's done it? :) It's in Guido Guenther's repository though.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |          http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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