Bug#628598: VDPAU overlays when it shouldn't

Andreas Beckmann debian at abeckmann.de
Sun Feb 19 13:33:42 UTC 2012

On 2011-05-30 17:31, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> On 2011-05-30 17:09, Adam C. Emerson wrote:
>> Running mplayer with the default vdpau causes video to be overlain on
>> black pixels even when the window is hidden or in another virtual
>> workspace.  Switching to -vo xv solves the problem.
>> I get a similar problem in flash (and no obvious way to switch video renderers.)
>> I am running an nVidia GeForce 8400 GS.
> This probably a bug in the nvidia driver and its vdpau implementation ...
> Two new driver versions are available:
>   * 270.41.19-1 (release) in unstable
>   * 275.09-1 (beta) in experimental
> Please try them.

275.36 in squeeze-backports
290.10 in testing
295.20 in unstable

> For further debugging vdpau+mplayer problems, please see the NVIDIA forum:
> http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=123819

If we don't receive further information about this problem, I'll close
this bug report in 4 weeks as unreproducible.


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