[PC-BSD Testing] Flash Vdpau and other issues

Francis Ridder francis.ridder at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 12:15:08 PDT 2012

> Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2012 15:08:33 -0400
> From: Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org>
> To: testing at lists.pcbsd.org
> Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] Flash Vdpau and other issues
> Message-ID: <504E3AB1.2050708 at pcbsd.org>
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> On 09/10/2012 04:49, N V wrote:
>> On 6 ???????? 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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> https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=137877
> Good info at the URL above :)
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> Kris Moore
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It looks like this is supposed to be fixed with the new version of
libvdpau: http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTE3NTg
The problem being that the port hasn't been updated yet and there is
no active maintainer.

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