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[Bug 755841]


(In reply to comment #92)
> Reclaiming ownership, downgrading priority since this is impossible to fix
> without compromise with the current hardware support. For the foolhardy, you
> may like to try Option "TearFree" "true". It basically runs another compositor
> layer between the framebuffer and the scanout, so a major waste of memory if
> you are indeed using a pageflipping renderer (video player, game, compositor).
> And it exposes a few bugs in the Damage layer, so not ready for prime time just
> yet.

I tried Option "TearFree" "true" with intel driver git version 
146959dd5ef28384a3db4fce4bf7840f2b3ec58c or Intel 2.20.2 (with SNA acceleration enabled) + kernel 3.4.7 + vlc 2.0.3 and I did not have tearing anymore even disabling vlc fullscreen option.

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  [sandybridge] Graphics tearing when playing video

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