[MPlayer-users] vo_vesa introducing
nickols_k at mail.ru
Thu Oct 18 17:07:09 CEST 2001
On Wed, 17 Oct 2001 20:37:43 +0200, you wrote:
> i've tried it, but it says
> "vo_vesa: Found VESA VBE BIOS Version 3.0 Revideion: 100"
> and stops
> (OEM info: max framesize was 0 Byte)
> is the version 3.0 unsupported ?
Probably you have broken or unusable vm86 syscall.
Do you run mplayer as root?
Please tell me your system info: uname -a
> mfg Johannes
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Nick Kurshev" <nickols_k at mail.ru>
> To: <mplayer-users at mplayer.dev.hu>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2001 8:28 PM
> Subject: [MPlayer-users] vo_vesa introducing
> > *This message was transferred with a trial version of CommuniGate(tm) Pro*
> > Hello!
> > I've done new video output plugin for mplayer - vesa.
> > Usage: mplayer -vo vesa filename.
> > What is it:
> > It's LRMI based code which supports video output through
> > VESA BIOS of your video card.
> > (LRMI - Linux real-mode interface.)
> > It works only on x86 system and only if your videocard has VBE 2.0
> compatible BIOS.
> > It works everywhere if you has root privilegies, but it requires that you
> be a ROOT.
> > What's pluses:
> > - It works with any video hardware which has VESA VBE 2.0+ BIOS.
> > ( If your hardware is not supported by Linux it will work on it
> anyway ).
> > - You can forgot about tv-out problems. (VESA VBE 2.0 specifies that if
> > video hardware has more than one video out, then BIOS should perform
> > of first head on every other.
> > - It uses native driver which is names VIDEO BIOS and which was designed
> > by OEM vendor.
> > - You don't need have any graphics related things (like X11, fbdev and so
> > (After mplayer terminating it returns to original video mode).
> > - ...
> > What's minuses:
> > - It's first alpha release of driver.
> > - Currently it works only with RGB(16-32) and BGR(16-32) video formats.
> > (YUV is not supported). But I thing it's not big problem.
> > (Anyway - we have Arpi and other developers for suggestions and feedback
> > - It slower than native Linux drivers (like mga, dga, xv, x11 and so on)
> > and requires enough power CPU but it can be speedup (there are
> > Any suggestions, feedback, reports are gladly accepted.
> > Best regards! Nick
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Best regards! Nick
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