[MPlayer-users] XVideo hang on Savage chipset
darkaveng at darkaveng.cjb.net
Mon Jul 22 00:44:02 CEST 2002
After updating to the latest CVS version, a problem has popped up with
my Savage card: "-vo xv" causes a hard system hang (I mean, I've got to
The funny thing is, this is _not_ MPlayer's fault, at least not
completely. The XVideo implementation of the savage X driver is known to
have problems that cause a hang like the one I mentioned, though
MPlayer, unlike xine, had NEVER suffered from them up to 2 days ago. I
do therefore guess that this must be related to some recent changes in
libvo. It must be noted, however, that even using vo_xv.c from pre5
(which worked flawlessly) does NOT solve the problem.
So, basically, my XVideo setup has not changed, and it always had worked
perfectly with MPlayer. "-vo sdl -forcexv" DOES work.
Has anyone else experienced similar problems?
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