[Mplayer-users] Difference between mga_vid and xv, and 2 more questions

Attila Kinali kinali at gmx.net
Sat Oct 6 12:25:15 CEST 2001

On Sat, 6 Oct 2001 09:50:55 +0200 "Evert Daman" <evert at ch.twi.tudelft.nl> wrote:

> maybe a stupid question, but what's the difference
> between mga_vid and xv?? i've got a matrox g400,
> and with xv everything works allright... is it faster
> with mga_vid or something??

mga_vid is a driver for matrox cards. It's slightly faster
than Xv and you can watch movies w/o X. But it conflicts
with Xv. 

> and second.. where's the skinned player.. i enabled
> the skin with the configure-script, downloaded and
> installed several skins, but when i start mplayer, i
> only get the console mode.... (which is ok for me
> though.. but yust wanted to give it a try!

RTFM DOCS/documentation.html#1.4

		Attila Kinali

"Though a program be but three lines long,
someday it will have to be maintained."
-- The Tao of Programming

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