[MPlayer-users] full screen problems with ATI tv out (was Re: [GATOS]recommended TVs for use with ATI Rage128 Tv-out svideo?)

Nick Kurshev nickols_k at mail.ru
Sun Jan 27 17:12:09 CET 2002

Hello, Velocet!

On Sun, 27 Jan 2002 03:19:23 -0500 you wrote:

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Sun, Jan 27, 2002 at 08:54:55AM +0100, Peter Surda's all...
> > The only slightly disturbing thing is that the picture size isn't 100% of the
> > screen. Hopefully in the near future the driver will support resizing though.
> What you using to view this? With mplayer i get the same thing for some videos
> with the vesa video out (-vo vesa) - a border around the picture because its
> not full screen. (I use vesa cuz it Just Works. I see movies on my tv.
> Presto. Havent tried the CVS repository of gatos's ati.2 to get X on my
> tv to get the -vo x11 type stuff going, but if vesa works, why bother? :)
> I can use the -fs switch for fullscreen for most things, but certain codecs
> 'do not support zoom or resize' (to give fs). The ones that do this are the
> ones encoded in 24 or 32 bits that i have to force down to 16 with -bpp 16 to
> get to work, but if I use that then I cant use -fs.
> Any ideas around this? Why cant I do 'software resize' with -zoom then?
> (and why dont -x and -y work? mplayer seems to ignore these settings with
> -vo vesa..)
Sorry! Your subj was too long for my mailer ;)
Since you have rage128 then always use VIDIX drivers with mplayer to have full
HW support for your card with working TVout through VESA driver.
> (x-posted to mplayer-users list too)
> /kc
> > 
> > Bye,
> > 
> > Peter Surda (Shurdeek) <shurdeek at panorama.sth.ac.at>, ICQ 10236103, +436505122023
> > 
> > --
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> >          The product that Linux vendors usually sell is freedom.
> -- 
> Ken Chase, math at velocet.ca  *  Velocet Communications Inc.  *  Toronto, CANADA 
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Best regards! Nick

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