[Mplayer-users] mpeg problems with xfree86 4.1.0 / sdl
gkuchta at chartermi.net
Wed Jun 6 20:42:55 CEST 2001
> In the gothic chambers of the underworld on Tue 05 Jun 2001 at 14:24 -0400,
> Garrett Kuchta muttered darkly:
> > > i just upgraded from xfree86 4.0.3 to 4.1.0, which unfortunately has
> > > broken several of mplayer's output drivers. previously, i used the sdl
> > > driver, but now that driver only produces a solid green window when
> > > playing mpegs. the xv driver shows the same behavior, although i don't
> > > know if it worked before or not, since i never used it.
> > >
> > > i've tried sdl 1.1.7, as well as 1.2 and the latest cvs. i've also tried
> > > the latest mplayer cvs (as of about half an hour ago).
> > Hm, XFree4.1.0/SDL1.2 work pretty well over here, sorry I can't offer anything
> > other than that. :\
> it seems that mplayer/sdl will work normally at 8 bit depth. it does not
> work at 24, 16, or 15. i usually run 24.
> sdl *will* work at 24 bit depth if i use '-sdl dga', but that gives me a
> fullscreen movie instead of opening it in a window. so it looks like the
> sdl x11 driver is broken in some way. is anyone else having similar
I'm running XFree4.1.0 w/ SDL1.2, at 16bit. The SDL display works pretty flawlessly over here.
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