[vdr] vdr & softdevice problem.

Martin Wache M.Wache at gmx.net
Tue Mar 7 17:45:03 CET 2006

CR schrieb:
> Hello,
> I am using vdr-1.3.44 and softdevice 0.2.2 on a P4 with a TNT2 AGP video
> card, XOrg, using XOrg "nv" (nvidia) driver and XV extentions.
> When the softdevice window comes up, I can see the OSD/text for about 3-5
> seconds and it disappears.  If I move the the window around some, the text
> re-appears for a few seconds and then goes to black.
> I can push buttons (i.e. during the remote control config) and the display
> updates, but it goes to black and I'm forced to move the window around.

This is either due to a buggy driver or a limitiation in the nvidia card
which doesn't handle the color key correctly.

> I'm trying to get vdr going for the first time and it's tough not being
> able to look at the screen...ideas?
Try to use software alpha blending, you can switch to it editing the
/video/setup.conf file. Look for the option "softdevice.OSDalphablend"
and change it to 1.


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