[Mplayer-users] amazing divx

Jean-Luc Fontaine jfontain at winealley.com
Thu May 3 09:36:42 CEST 2001

On Wednesday 02 May 2001 21:29, you wrote:
> Hello Jean-Luc,
> Wednesday, May 02, 2001, 10:37:57 AM, you wrote:
> JLF> I played yesterday a dune 2000 episode (the first) and found the
> quality JLF> simply amazing, far better than anything I have seen so far
> (looks like a DVD JLF> as far as I am concerned), while still playable on
> my K6-2 400 / Savage 4 JLF> machine (around 75% CPU average).
> Where can I get info about savage linux support?

You need XFree 4.0.3 and a savage driver with xv support, which I got from 
this mailing list, but I forgot the URL :-(.

I am sure that somebody will help you here.

> Just got my new
> notebook with Savage MX 8MB AGP card and would like to now if there's
> xvideo support for it (now theres a xvideo driver for savage 4, but
> dunno if it's compatible with savage mx or same driver).
> JLF> I would be very interested in knowing your opinion and how that was
> generated. JLF> Please let me know if you want me to upload a few
> megabytes.
> Well guess if quality look like DVD it's been grabbed from digital tv
> as mpeg2 (can be done ie. with older german setopbox dbox + scsi
> controller) and then compressed to divx (there are many ways to
> improve quality of divx, it's the question of proper
> resolution/bitate, used codec fast/low or both... maybe check
> doom9.net for info on that).

Thanks for the information.

Jean-Luc Fontaine

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