Savage4 Xv driver (Was: Re: [Mplayer-users] MPlayer and SDL)

Jean-Luc Fontaine jfontain at
Mon Apr 9 12:32:57 CEST 2001

On Monday 09 April 2001 17:17, you wrote:
> It's the Question that drives us, Stefan Recksiegel :
> > I use the snapshot of 03 April with a 2.4.2 kernel. My graphics
> > adaptor is a Savage4 that runs under X 4.0.2. The problem with
> > this setup is, that X does not provide XV extensions for this chipset
> > (yet)
> Since I've seen so many requests, I've decided to make the beta Savage4 Xv
> driver downloadable (it's opensource...). It needs testing anyways.
> NOTE: the driver is intellectual property of Tim Roberts <timr at>
>       the driver's homepage is
>       (only the older driver is available there, though)
> NOTE: it's a beta version, if it doesn't work, don't blame me or Tim
> Roberts, but please _send bugreports_!
> If the code works/doesn't work for you, _please send me_ the output of
> 'lspci -v' as root, and tell if it works/doesn't work in 16/24bpp.

> Thanks!

Well, thank you very much to you. I will certainly try it and report.

> The URL is :

Jean-Luc Fontaine

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