[PC-BSD Testing] Blue men Fix

Arthur Koziol A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Wed Nov 14 15:32:26 PST 2012


A couple days ago I e-mailed the maintainer to see if he would be 
willing to bump the driver to 304.64.

Arthur


> Hi!
>
>   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:
>>
>> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/~aplattner/libvdpau/commit/?id=ca9e637c61e80145f0625a590c91429db67d0a40
>>
>> 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:
>>
>> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/~aplattner/libvdpau/
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> - Andy Ritger
>>
>>      
> [end quote]
>
>   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
> FreeBSD ports,
>
> 	http://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/FreeBSD-x86_64/304.60/NVIDIA-FreeBSD-x86_64-304.60.tar.gz
>
> it's
>
> 	NVIDIA-FreeBSD-x86_64-304.60/obj/linux/libvdpau.so.304.60
>
>   If this is fixed in the latest version all is fine, then just the
> FreeBSD port,
>
> 	http://www.freshports.org/x11/nvidia-driver
>
> and possibly PCBSD needs to be updated, I've Cc'd the port maintainer.
>
>   Thanx! :)
> 	Juergen
>    
>> 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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