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

M. van de Sanden M.vd.Sanden at ai.rug.nl
Tue Jul 9 23:46:01 CEST 2002


I have a toshiba notebook with a s3 savage mx/ix. It works for me with 
this driver: http://www.probo.com/timr/savage40.html
Using the dga output (-vo dga) it workd very good.


On Tue, 9 Jul 2002, Draco wrote:

> [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.
> -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?
> Thanks
> D
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