[PC-BSD Testing] Flash Vdpau and other issues

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Mon Sep 10 12:08:33 PDT 2012


On 09/10/2012 04:49, N V wrote:
> On 6 сентября 2012 19:08:06 Eitan Adler wrote:
>> On 3 September 2012 08:07, Jacob Daniels <jacob.dan1984 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 5:  In various RPM - based distro's and even in Linux Mint, there is a
>>> fix for the nvidia gpu's that give the blue tinge when playing you tube
>>> content, it has something to do with how the flash plugin (or
>>> youtube's?) player writes to VDPAU, specifically the lower layer
>>> function....
>> Hi,
>>
>> I'm the FreeBSD flash maintainer. I'm willing to apply patches or
>> otherwise fix the blue tinge issue. However, I have limited time
>> available and unable to research this issue thoroughly. If you can
>> point me to a more detailed explanation and fix (or a patch!) I'd be
>> willing to apply it.
> Hi.
>
> I don't know the tech details about it. The strange thing is that the blue 
> tinge seems to be youtube specific. I havn't seen it anywhere else, and even 
> (most, if not all) embedded youtube videos are ok. Just the videos on the 
> youtube site itself have seems 'effect'. The usual users solution is to disable 
> 'hardware acceleration' in flashplayer settings (this also was mentioned in 
> some of the replies here). But I don't think mentioned distors just disable hw 
> acceleration, may be there is some other kind of fix. But, again, I don't know 
> the details. Anyway, I hope this scant information may help in some way.
>
> Regards,
> Vans.
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Good info at the URL above :)

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Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
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