[MPlayer-users] Matrox G400 MAX & mga driver

Aubin Paul aubin at punknews.org
Sun Mar 10 23:14:02 CET 2002

Are you using an NTSC or PAL setup? Most of the sample scripts with 
Mplayer are for PAL; I've got some NTSC stuff if anyone wants it.


On Sunday, March 10, 2002, at 04:35  PM, Geoffrey Trexler wrote:

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read 
> DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hello,
> I have a problem with getting the mga/xmga driver working correctly. 
> I've followed the instructions in the RTFM, and I have the driver 
> installed however when I run mga_vid_test, through all 3 tests the 
> screen remains solid green. Also for play back of videos the screen 
> remains green. Any ideas?
> Another problem as well. When I try to get TVout working in framebuffer 
> mode, it sorta works but not excatly... I can install the mga_vid.o 
> driver however like I said above it's just printing out green 
> information. I've also installed the FBset program as well as 
> matroxset. When I run modules script it puts me into framebuffer mode, 
> then I proceed to run matroxtv, and I get the menu. As soon as I select 
> 2 I get the same picture on the TV however the picture on the monitor 
> becomes scaled completely off, and the TV's picture show's what's on 
> the monitor except about 20 times over and it's fluctuating up and down.
> I'm running clean install of Slackware 8.0, XFree86 4.1.0, CVS MPlayer. 
> If you need other information please let me know...
> Thx,
> Geoffrey
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