[Mplayer-users] mpeg problems with xfree86 4.1.0 / sdl

Felix Buenemann atmosfear at users.sourceforge.net
Sun Jun 10 23:03:56 CEST 2001

On Tuesday, 5. June 2001 15:59, you wrote:
> hello,
> 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).
> my video card is a savage4, if that makes any difference. previously,
> most of the nifty new X extensions (render, dga, etc) were not supported
> with this card, but most of them are with the new version. for
> reference, i've put my XF86Config on my website:
> lordzork.com/XF86Config.
> thanks for any help!
> t.
Hmm I think it's problem of svage driver, I get green screen often too on my 
savage mx with savage_drv.o 1.1.15 and XFree 4.0.3 but it doesn't depend on 
-vo xv or -vo sdl, it's some sporadic problem in savage driver. I wrote Tim 
Roberts about it b ut no answer yet.

Best Regards,

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