[MPlayer-users] XV on a Trident Cyberblade

Anders Rune Jensen root at gnulinux.dk
Fri Oct 26 02:00:09 CEST 2001

Problem solved!

Get the latest cvs version of xfree and it should be working. If you still have problems then try looking through the xfree mailinglist. I have a Trident Cyberblade XP and it almost works flawlesly with the latest cvs.

On Thu, 25 Oct 2001 13:02:47 +0200
"G.F. Duivesteijn" <g.f.duivesteijn at student.tudelft.nl> wrote:

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html &
>  http://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-2.96.html if you still have questions or problems]
> Hello mplayer developers,
> First of all, mplayer rocks! To my humble opinion, it's the best player 
> available for *nix.
> However, I've a question. On my desktop pc equipped with a voodoo3, the 
> xv output works outstanding! I get nice smooth scaled movies. On the 
> laptop, equipped with a Trident Microsystems CyberBlade i1 (rev 106) the 
> xv output doesn't work well. The movies (352x240) have an offset to the 
> right leaving a vertical blue bar on the left hand side of 26 pixels 
> wide. When playing a dvd size (720x304) movie, the screen is splitted 
> into 3 parts. On the left hand side, I see the right hand side part. On 
> the right hand side, I see the left hand side part. On the left hand 
> side edge, I see a blue vertical bar. Only a small vertical part in the 
> center is at the right place.
> The x11 driver works well on the laptop, but is so much slower.
> *** I've read the documentation and I know this Trident chip isn't 
> mentioned in the xv driver part. ***
> However, the Trident does have XVideo support according to the XFree86 
> log file:
>      (II) Loading extension XVideo
>      (II) Loading extension XVideo-MotionCompensation
> If XVideo is not supported for this videochip, I have no problems with 
> that. I just watch the movies on the desktop pc. :-)
> Keep on the good work!
> Gilbert Duivesteijn
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