[MPlayer-users] Watching videos with old S3 Graphics Card

Dominique Rousseau domi at lee-loo.net
Tue Jul 9 11:10:02 CEST 2002

Le Tue, Jul 09, 2002 at 10:32:43AM +0200, Draco [draco_d at gmx.net] a écrit:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hello,
> a friend of mine has a P-3 500MHz and wants to watch movies with Linux. With 
> Windows, it worked (slowly, but most DivX could be watched).
> On Linux, MPlayer doesn't work at all. 
> The Graphics card has a S3 chipset.

which S3 ?
an old Trio* and such ? (968 or 868 also)
a newer Savage* ?

> -vo help
> lists vesa, fbdev, png, jpg, null, mpegpes
> but neither xv nor x11, which I normally would use.
> Neither vesa nor fbdev work with this graphics card (unless I did something 
> wrong...) and I really wonder, why x11 is not present.
> Has anyone experience with such S3 cards?

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