Re: Why my computer freeze completely with xawtv ?
From: Olaf Titz
Date: Tue Nov 09 2004 - 15:18:22 EST
> Thats something completely different and usually caused by the gfx
> card not being able to handle the bandwith needed for full video
> display. Result are aborted PCI transfers, which results in the video
> being displayed fine on the left side and not being displayed
> correctly on the right side of the window.
The symptom is different (the picture has vertical stripes, as if
pixels get re-ordered in each horizontal line). xawtv running in
overlay mode works well. This does the same things to the hardware
wrt. PCI-PCI transfers as Xv, it's just a different driver programming
the registers - so I suspect a bug in either Xfree86 or DVB.
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