945GM graphics and mplayer
ganbold at micom.mng.net
Tue Oct 3 18:41:07 PDT 2006
Marcus Alves Grando wrote:
> Eric Anholt wrote:
>> On Mon, 2006-10-02 at 13:25 +0800, Ganbold wrote:
>>> I have strange problem with my Dell Latitude D620 laptop which has
>>> 945GM chipset and onboard graphic card.
>>> I'm using September 30th RELENG_6.
>>> If I use acpi_video only, mplayer can only use "sdl" video output
>>> for full screen playing.
>>> If I use mnag at FreeBSD.org's i945 graphics support patch without
>>> using acpi_video, mplayer can use other video outputs for full
>>> screen playing but my mouse works in strange way, mouse pointer
>>> doesn't move, or moves very very slowly. I can see mouse goes over
>>> gnome applets (highlights) but I don't see pointer itself is moving.
>>> If I use mnag's patch and acpi_video together mplayer can use only
>>> "sdl" for full screen playing.
>> OK, I think in reading your email, I'll substitute "having acpi_video"
>> with "not having AGP loaded." If you have acpi_video on RELENG_6, that
>> prevents your AGP from loading afaik.
>> So, if you have AGP loaded, you get a broken cursor, but playing XV
>> works fine? Could you try the patch at
>> http://people.freebsd.org/~anholt/agp-i945-4.diff instead? There were
Eric, Marcus, who's patch should I try on RELENG_6?
Anyway I'll try both in couple of days and let you know how it goes.
thanks a lot,
>> cases where the original patch (along with Linux's code) could get the
>> aperture size wrong in my testing. But then, testing 3 versions of the
>> code across 2-3 pieces of hardware and 2 OSes leaves me somewhat
>> confused as to what I've really tested, so no guarantees :)
>>> Is this strange behavior related to ACPI or something else?
>>> Also when I'm not starting /etc/rc.d/moused before going to X I
>>> can't use mouse in X.
>>> Is this problem related to X or ACPI?
>> X expects to use sysmouse by default. If you don't have moused
>> providing mouse events, you won't get any.
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