movies are "blinking" with ATI on Fedora 9

David Hláčik david at
Wed Aug 6 18:47:19 UTC 2008

Well, so far i have found , that when i go to Desktop Effects and disable
compiz, everything works fine, when i enable it it is back. Where to
"disable that vsync and how ?



2008/8/6 David Hláčik <david at>

> So it is problem with Xvideo video output not opengl , - it means that
> totem by default also uses Xvideo video output.
> On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 1:01 PM, David Hláčik <david at> wrote:
>> Hello guys,
>> i have Fedora 9 i386.
>> I followed how-to tutorial about ATI drivers on Fedora 9 (with downgraded
>> X server) on this forum.
>> I have installed from livna totem-gstreamer & plugins for totem to play
>> DivX/Xvid Movies.
>> Yes totem is now playing movies, but video is "blinking" - i believe that
>> as video output gstreamer by default uses "OpenGL" which is somehow wrong
>> for these ATI drivers - or it could be something else which i do not know.
>> Same scenario is with VLC media player - video is "blinking" too.
>> Thanks in advance!
>> David
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