Mac OS X - Mac Mini Horisontal tearing issue

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rofuz Offline
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Hi

Tried bellow just now, worked!!!, no tearing. tested with 720p and no issue as of yet.

Add this line in terminal:

export SDL_VIDEO_X11_BACKINGSTORE=1

Please report back if this is success for you too.
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*Edit: nevermind as soon as i played something in 1080p it came back again Sad


Thanks!

using Development Builds: Kodi 14.0 “Helix” – RC 3 now and so far so good Big Grin

I added the line of code and then thought of also installing the newest version, so i don't know what helped upgrading or the line of code but thanks anyway!
(This post was last modified: 2014-12-22 23:30 by pornobob.)
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Hi, upgraded to kodi, still tearing... checked the guisettings.xml after vsync, 2 is the correct value. But still tearing.

Anyone else have an solution?
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Does this version help?

http://mirrors.kodi.tv/test-builds/osx/x...x86_64.dmg

AppleTV2/iPhone/iPod: HowTo find debug logs and everything else which the devs like so much: click here
HowTo setup NFS for XBMC: NFS (wiki)
HowTo configure avahi (zeroconf): Avahi_Zeroconf (wiki)
READ THE IOS FAQ!: iOS FAQ (wiki)
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We had a tearing issue on one of our Mac minis vintage 2010. Solved it by going to the nvidia site and installing the latest possible drivers for the GeForce 320M for Mac. Can find it fairly easily using Google. IIRC, there were multiple steps to get it all done right. This was on a Mavericks intall. Worked for us.
(This post was last modified: 2015-01-14 19:01 by Audiomixer.)
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thx for the feedback ... the 320m is the gpu which gives the most problems on macs with kodi as it seems.

AppleTV2/iPhone/iPod: HowTo find debug logs and everything else which the devs like so much: click here
HowTo setup NFS for XBMC: NFS (wiki)
HowTo configure avahi (zeroconf): Avahi_Zeroconf (wiki)
READ THE IOS FAQ!: iOS FAQ (wiki)
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http://www.nvidia.com/object/mac-driver-archive.html

Tried the latest cuda drivers, restarded before running kodi. I will do more testing tomorrow but as of now the same movie I watched earlier do not have the tearing issues as before. Watched same scene as before no tearing in that scene. 720p web rip... Smile
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Glad to hear that!
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Had some SD content (Star Trek Deep Space Nine) that exhibits tearing. Here is what I did to cure it on my Mac Mini 2010 running Mavericks 10.9.5 with nvidia 320m graphics card.
First, download the alternate driver for the Mac Pro Nvidia Driver for 10.9.5 at http://us.download.nvidia.com/Mac/Quadro....03f01.pkg
Place it on the desk top and open terminal and enter the following command in order to allow it to be installed on non mac pro machines running nvidia graphics.

pkgutil --expand ~/Desktop/WebDriver-334.01.03f01.pkg ~/Desktop/WebDriver

Open up your newly created folder 'WebDriver' on your desktop and search for the distribution file, edit with TextWrangler/Text Edit and change var found_hardware = 0 to: var found_hardware = 1

Now that we have made the edit, need to repackage the installer. Remove the original .pkg from your desktop and type:

pkgutil --flatten ~/Desktop/WebDriver ~/Desktop/WebDriver-334.01.03f01.pkg

You have now edited the .pkg installer to prevent from checking if you have the correct system definition!

This was found here at http://www.tonymacx86.com/graphics/14168...03f01.html
The first post of this thread also lists alternate drivers for other versions of mountain Lion and Mavericks. The file names in the commands above should match the file downloaded from nvidia.

The instructions and link to the alternate driver for Yosemite is here: http://forums.macrumors.com/showpost.php...stcount=63

Hope this helps. It totally cured the tearing issues for us on all our 2010 mac minis whether running mavericks or yosemite.

More reading on this can be found at macrumors. http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1748213

Did not need the cuda drivers for this.
(This post was last modified: 2015-01-18 23:59 by Audiomixer.)
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rofuz Offline
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Did as Audiomixer but with this driver instead.

http://www.nvidia.com/download/driverRes...0070/en-us

10.10.1
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Is anyone of you able to writeup a generic text which covers most cases and links - so i could make a sticky thread concering the tearing problem and what to do to fix it?

AppleTV2/iPhone/iPod: HowTo find debug logs and everything else which the devs like so much: click here
HowTo setup NFS for XBMC: NFS (wiki)
HowTo configure avahi (zeroconf): Avahi_Zeroconf (wiki)
READ THE IOS FAQ!: iOS FAQ (wiki)
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(2015-01-21 15:06)Memphiz Wrote:  Is anyone of you able to writeup a generic text which covers most cases and links - so i could make a sticky thread concering the tearing problem and what to do to fix it?

Yes that would have been nice... I haven't had any luck with any release after 12.3... a bit sad.
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are you kidding - the sticky thread is already at the top of this forum.

AppleTV2/iPhone/iPod: HowTo find debug logs and everything else which the devs like so much: click here
HowTo setup NFS for XBMC: NFS (wiki)
HowTo configure avahi (zeroconf): Avahi_Zeroconf (wiki)
READ THE IOS FAQ!: iOS FAQ (wiki)
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(2015-02-15 03:15)Memphiz Wrote:  are you kidding - the sticky thread is already at the top of this forum.

Hehe Whoops Tongue
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