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

M. van de Sanden M.vd.Sanden at ai.rug.nl
Fri Jul 12 23:17:02 CEST 2002

On Fri, 12 Jul 2002, [iso-8859-2] Gábor Lénárt wrote:

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Fri, Jul 12, 2002 at 06:45:27PM +0200, M. van de Sanden wrote:
> > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > At the time, the link to that driver didn't work. I'm not sure now, so I 
> > will check it sometime. The original driver makes x windows crash when I 
> X Windowing System   _OR_     X Window  (for being short)
> but _NOT_ 'windows'. This is a common fault though .... X Window does not
> have any relationship with M$ windows it's important to know.

Ahh yes, sorry. I know, slip of the finger (and the mind probably) :)

> > scroll things (like in a terminal window or in mozilla) (most of the time 
> > it just hangs for some time and sometimes it hangs indefinetly) I 
> > contacted the author about that but he says that I'm the only one having 
> > this problem and that he doesn't know how to help. The only thing that 
> > works is to turn of acceleration, which causes xvideo not to work. Also, 
> Hmmm, maybe you should try to play with AGP/PCI settings (I don't know
> what type of card do you have, AGP or PCI), I had got a card which caused
> system crashes till I played a bit with BIOS settings ...

I hadn't thought of that, good idea. Thanks, i'll try it.

> > if I switch to tv out, the screen shifts to the right at the moments when 
> > it would normally (with acceleraion) hang. Fortunalty dga works fine, 
> > since the mplayer dga driver was fixed some time ago.
> > If the link work, I'll try your driver after I get back from my vacation.
> - Gábor (larta'H)
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