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- kricker - 2009-09-12 20:03
zwat Wrote:...I experienced this as well. It seemed once the jump to function was started, it was "locked" on. You could go back thru menus and screens but "enter" to select something no longer works.
On my Dell 700m laptop with intel graphics all video play in black and white.
- Zrino - 2009-09-13 01:42
I tried XBMC Rev22870 last night.
I run 2 displays with HD4850 and when I use implemented support in xbmc screen preferences for second monitor, my primary monitor goes into black color and freezes, only shut down of XBMC true task manager + 20 and more refreshes of screen gives me ability to rid of blackness
Visualization doesn't work at all, and half of secondary screen blink in equal intervals when I try to run visualization (secondary screen).
XBMC act normally when I force him to run on secondary display with Ultramon, no blinking but all other bugs r still here ...
- azido - 2009-09-13 01:44
Zrino Wrote:I tried XBMC Rev22870 last night.
uh.. sounds like a crazy behaviour.. and: xp.
did you install recent catalyst?
- Zrino - 2009-09-13 01:51
azido Wrote:uh.. sounds like a crazy behaviour.. and: xp.
Nah, sry ... forget to mention ... I dont use standard CCC.
I use ATT (ati tray tools) + original ATI drivers.
I run XP sp3 (x86), C2D 8600, HD 4850
- azido - 2009-09-13 03:47
Zrino Wrote:Nah, sry ... forget to mention ... I dont use standard CCC.
might be what's causing that black screen trouble for you.
at least i was right with my xp guess
- jimbosis - 2009-09-13 07:28
Using 22870 with fantastic video results on an Intel X3100. Mplayer defaults to Primary Screen as mentioned but when run on the primary monitor I'm getting great results. Core for MP4, FFDShow for AVI.
NB - Haven't tested audio as of yet.
- Zrino - 2009-09-13 11:09
azido Wrote:might be what's causing that black screen trouble for you.
eheh u want to say that my comp is problem or xp !? and "half intermediate goods" with dozens bugs is not !? lol
What is good OS for u, pls illuminate me? I posted to help developers to find bugs, not to fix my comp. My rig works perfectly without any trouble. All similar programs works too. Meedio, boxee (similar programs witch support dual monitors) works just fine. Hmmm Boxee just nicely support dual monitor view ... that program arise on XBMC platform I think.
Dont get me wrong, I use XBMC every day over 2 years. But this versions, is still developing, I hope Dual monitor support is still in diapers here and I`ll "wait better times" on my mix of svn22498 and svn22528 + ultramon.
- azido - 2009-09-13 12:55
Zrino Wrote:eheh u want to say that my comp is problem or xp !? and "half intermediate goods" with dozens bugs is not !? lol
i think you got me totally wrong here..
me (and this thread) is not here to fix up problems or telling your system might be misconfigured, it's to share experiences.
i have win xp, win vista x64 and win 7 x64 installed on my multi-bootable system, so i can test a lot regarding xbmc preversions (perversions? lol).
what i see on xp: there i get a black ghost window on my primary screen when firing up xbmc-dx, but not as much as you got. so, as i also have an ati card inside (HD 3650), i wonder if that ATT you've mentioned works different than CCC which i use. or maybe it is ultramon (i never got that working smooth here anyway).. not more..
we all know xbmc-dx is not ready to go yet.
- azido - 2009-09-13 13:01
jimbosis Wrote:Using 22870 with fantastic video results on an Intel X3100. Mplayer defaults to Primary Screen as mentioned but when run on the primary monitor I'm getting great results. Core for MP4, FFDShow for AVI.
so you're running xbmc in combination with the external player plugin?
- dj_gerbil - 2009-09-13 14:32
Hi guys, just letting you know I've just tested XBMC-66814DX on the same machine as before using XP instead of Windows 7 and it fixed the playback sync problems. I'm guessing that it is probably down to my machine, although the GL version works flawlessly in either os so who knows.
However I've just tested 22903-dx on Windows 7 and although playback seems to be better, I've lost all my fanart, icons and thumbnails all I get instead is white boxes :~