[MPlayer-users] xinerama support?

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Mon Jul 29 23:14:01 CEST 2002

On Mon, Jul 29, 2002 at 03:32:08PM -0400, Steven Adeff wrote:
> I just added a second monitor and video card and have been playing around with 
> xinerama and tried to get mplayer to play the video on my second screen. 
> first I just tried dragging the window over and no video appeared, so then i 
> checked the man file and noticed the -xineramascreen option, so i tried that, 
> I set it to 1(the second screen, considering the man file says the screens 
> start at 0) and I still didn't get video, and the window did not display on 
> the second screen upon mplayer starting(like you'd think it would with that 
> option). I'm using 20020722 btw)

You are probably using a vo that is only supported by one of your video
cards (xmga, xv, ..).  Try using -vo x11, you should be able to move the
window from one screen to the other.


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