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-al-
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DVD playback issue

Postby -al- » Sun Jul 27, 2008 3:36 am

Ok I did have working DVD playback but updated through the mint update tool, and now my dvds in fact any movie format flickers and strobes when playing back, i know it is an issue with the fglx update but is there anyway to roll it back to before the upgrade other than a clean install and then beingt selevtive about upgrades


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Re: DVD playback issue

Postby msuggs » Sun Jul 27, 2008 4:01 am

-al- wrote: is there anyway to roll it back to before the upgrade other than a clean install and then being selective about upgrades


Open the Package Manager, find the package you want to downgrade then choose 'Force Version' from the 'Packages' menu.

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Re: DVD playback issue

Postby -al- » Sun Jul 27, 2008 5:44 am

it wont let me force a rollback of the packages that I believe are the culprits.


fglrx-amdcccle-envy
fglrx-control-envy
fglrx-kernel-source-envy

my only option now would be to completely remove the ATI drivers and reinstall, unless anyone has any further ideas

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Re: DVD playback issue

Postby drizake » Wed Jul 30, 2008 9:43 am

Try disabling compiz if it's running. I have that problem with my ATI card playing videos when the desktop effects are enabled.

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Re: DVD playback issue

Postby -al- » Wed Jul 30, 2008 1:23 pm

will try that, but i had compiz up max before the update and everything was working fine, i would hate to have to have compiz off to watch dvd's i like my eyecandy :roll:



EDIT:

Well it was compiz, abviously doesnt like the updated packages!


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