[Mplayer-users] MPlayer Issues - Fairly Common.

Felix Buenemann atmosfear at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Jun 13 13:54:34 CEST 2001

On Wednesday, 13. June 2001 13:36, you wrote:
> Hi all,
> New to the list, new to mplayer, but both look promising for my Linux
> boxen to be one step closer to that MultiMedia Dream (TM) =)
> OK, enough of the introductory crap.
> Once compiling mplayer, I have a problem with video playback.  Now, before
> you press delete, I'm sure this problem is fairly common, so maybe someone
> here would be able to point me in the right direction.
> I am using -vo X11 to output video, and I've tried a few different formats
> (MPEG2, MPEG, AVI, etc.). I'm using X 4.0.1a, with a TNT card.
> When I try to play video, all I get is a black window.  The audio plays
> back fine and crystal clear, but alas, no video, just a black window.
> Any ideas?
Please read DOCS/BUGS and DOCS/BUGREPORTS (I'm missing lotso info here) and 
as a tip use Nvidia binary drivers, they support XVideo (hardware bilinear 
scaled video) available at their website.

> NoLogic

Best Regards,

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