[Mplayer-users] TV-out + SDL

Stephen Davies steve at daviesfam.org
Sat Jun 30 20:02:10 CEST 2001

On Sat, 30 Jun 2001, Andras Salamon wrote:

> I've installed the newest NVIDIA driver, which supports tv-out. This only
> supports 640x480 and 800x600, and doesn't support xv extension. So the
> only way to get fullscreen is -sdl -fs.
> If I use -sdl -fs on my monitor, everything is ok, but on the tv-out it's
> very slow, I should use -framedrop.
> Any idea why is it much slower on the tv-out? Is it related to the refresh
> rate? Any suggestions?


Are you using the bt869 module from lm_sensors to enable tv out?

I've done a patch for that to do a 720x756 mode that overscans and thus
looks good on a TV.  Also might avoid the need to scale for you.

I've submitted to the maintainers, but in the meantime drop me a line and
I'll send it.


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