[Mplayer-users] Blue screen

Tapani Liukkonen Tapani.Liukkonen at kemi.fi
Tue Aug 14 22:25:04 CEST 2001

Hi, i didnt find this from DOCS/'s so i bother u ppl...

I ugraded my machine from ppro -> p2 (gained mmx and few mhz's)..
and videocard from banshee -> ati rage128 AIW

And now all my videos show blue screen :)

I remeber at this is been in mailing list before but i dont remember what
was the solution...

Here's an example:

mplayer -vo xv pakka/Nightwish.mpg
MPlayer 0.17cvs-010814-19:05(C) 2000-2001 Arpad Gereoffy (see

Reading /home/rrebel/.mplayer/codecs.conf: 15 audio & 28 video codecs
Font /home/rrebel/.mplayer/font/font.desc loaded successfully! (140

Detected MPEG-PS file format!
mpeg2dec-0.2.0-release (C) 2000-2001 Aaron Holtzman & Michel Lespinasse
libmpeg2: Using MMX for IDCT transform
libmpeg2: Using MMX for motion compensation
VIDEO:  MPEG1  352x288  (aspect 8)  25.00 fps  1437.5 kbps (179.7 kbyte/s)
[V] filefmt:2  fourcc:0x10000001  size:352x288  fps:25.00  ftime:=0.0400
Detected audio codec: [mp3] drv:1 (MPEG layer-2, layer-3)
mp3lib: Processor ID:652
mp3lib: Using Pentium-MMX optimized decore.
AUDIO: srate=44100  chans=2  bps=2 sfmt=0x10  ratio: 28000->176400
Detected video codec: [mpeg12] drv:1 (MPEG 1 or 2)
VO: [xv] 352x288 => 352x288 Planar YV12
vo: X11 running at 1024x768 depth: 16 (":0.0" => local display)
Xvideo image format: 0x32595559 (YUY2) packed
Xvideo image format: 0x59565955 (UYVY) packed
Xvideo image format: 0x32315659 (YV12) planar
Xvideo image format: 0x30323449 (I420) planar
using Xvideo port 50 for hw scaling
[xv] dcx: 1 dcy: 23 dx: 0 dy: 0 dw: 352 dh: 288
AO: [oss] 44100Hz Stereo Signed 16-bit (Little-Endian)
audio_setup: sample format: Signed 16-bit (Little-Endian) (requested:
Signed 16bit (Little-Endian))
audio_setup: using 44100 Hz samplerate (requested: 44100)
audio_setup: frags:  16/16  (4096 bytes/frag)  free:  65536
Start playing...
[xv] dcx: 1 dcy: 23 dx: 0 dy: 0 dw: 352 dh: 288
A:   5.4 V:   5.5  A-V: -0.114 ct:  0.000  126  14%  0%  3.8% 0 0

Perfect sound, blue screen same with any avi/asf/mpg/etc

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