[PC-BSD Testing] Blue men Fix
pcbsd-testing-l at jelal.kn-bremen.de
Wed Nov 14 14:28:04 PST 2012
I got a reply by Nvidia's Andy Ritger, he is not subscribed so cannot
post himself but I quote his reply here:
On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 10:59:51AM -0800, Andy Ritger wrote:
> Hi Juergen,
> I assume the issue reported here is the Flash U/V plane swap bug worked
> around by this commit:
> The latest Linux libvdpau library built/shipped by NVIDIA should contain
> that fix, and you should also be able to build libvdpau yourself from
> the source here:
> I don't know how the PC-BSD nvidia-driver ports gets its libvdpau,
> hopefully the above gives enough information to help sort this out.
> Let me know if there is anything I can do to help.
> - Andy Ritger
I think PCBSD gets its Linux libvdpau from the FreeBSD nvidia driver
like FreeBSD itself, like in the version I tested that's currently in
If this is fixed in the latest version all is fine, then just the
and possibly PCBSD needs to be updated, I've Cc'd the port maintainer.
> On Sat, Nov 10, 2012 at 10:51:48AM -0800, Juergen Lock wrote:
> > In article <CAFiqiOXC5STumSHRxC+TXPkoAnz3itasKBgjndoWHKN+MR3NrA at mail.gmail.com> you write:
> > >Hi,
> > Hi!
> > >I am currently running linux on another box with a last gen(GT 520)
> > >Nvidia card
> > >
> > >Upgrading to the latest vdpau from upstream seems to rectify the issue
> > >
> > >I Tested this in Sabayon and Arch Linux
> > >
> > >Hope this helps!!
> > >
> > >PC-BSD Is Awesome!!
> > Yes from all I know the bug is in libvdpau. But since flash is Linux
> > code it's the _Linux_ libvdpau that's still broken (i.e. the one
> > below /compat/linux), and that one seems to be shipped with the
> > nvidia-driver ports, so nvidia needs to fix it. (And I think the
> > native multimedia/libvdpau port is already fixed, only that doesn't
> > help flash...) Tested with nvidi-driver 304.60.
> > I've Cc'd freebsd-gfx-bugs at nvidia.com.
> > Thanx! :)
> > Juergen
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