[MPlayer-DOCS] r22679 - trunk/DOCS/xml/en/video.xml
subversion at mplayerhq.hu
Sat Mar 17 10:40:28 CET 2007
Date: Sat Mar 17 10:40:27 2007
New Revision: 22679
Some more details for the mga_vid section taken from drivers/README.
--- trunk/DOCS/xml/en/video.xml (original)
+++ trunk/DOCS/xml/en/video.xml Sat Mar 17 10:40:27 2007
@@ -816,10 +816,13 @@ framebuffer, and don't ask for it, since
<title>Matrox framebuffer (mga_vid)</title>
-This is a combination of a video output driver and a Linux kernel module
-for the Matrox G200/G400/G450/G550 BES (Back-End Scaler).
-It has hardware VSYNC support with triple buffering. It works on both
-framebuffer console and under X, but only with Linux 2.4.x.
+<systemitem>mga_vid</systemitem> is a combination of a video output driver and
+a Linux kernel module that utilitizes the Matrox G200/G400/G450/G550 video
+scaler/overlay unit to perform YUV->RGB colorspace conversion and arbitrary
+<systemitem>mga_vid</systemitem> has hardware VSYNC support with triple
+buffering. It works on both a framebuffer console and under X, but only
+with Linux 2.4.x.
@@ -860,7 +863,7 @@ make<!--
Now you have to (re)compile <application>MPlayer</application>,
- <filename>./configure</filename> will detect
+ <command>./configure</command> will detect
<filename>/dev/mga_vid</filename> and build the 'mga' driver. Using it
from <application>MPlayer</application> goes by <option>-vo mga</option>
if you have matroxfb console, or <option>-vo xmga</option> under XFree86
@@ -879,6 +882,12 @@ info, for example by
and can be written for brightness change:
<screen>echo "brightness=120" > /dev/mga_vid</screen>
+There is a test application called <command>mga_vid_test</command> in the same
+directory. It should draw 256x256 images on the screen if all is working well.
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