[MPlayer-users] riva128 and dvd

Felix Buenemann atmosfear at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Mar 26 04:39:57 CET 2002

Am Die, 2002-03-26 um 00.44 schrieb Michael J. Bush:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hello.
> I was hoping someone could tell me what the fastest output mode is for a
> riva128? I'm trying to play dvds, and they're too choppy to be
> enjoyable. Right now, I'm using dga output; I've tried using sdl:dga,
> but it bails, saying:
> "set_fullmode: SDL_SetVideoMode failed: No matching video mode found"
> I've fed my XF86Config-4 file as many modelines as I can think of, and
> they seem to work, but I don't know what specific mode it wants....
> fbdev just manages to crash my machine hard. I've RTFM'd up and down,
> but I still don't know what to do, but I did see the author of the
> documentation uses a riva128, so that gives me hope. 
> anyway, I've got a P-II 450 and a riva128 8 meg card - is there any hope
> of playing dvds? don't make me dual-boot....
try using riva-fb kernel module aswell af vesafb and try mplayer's -vo
vesa, it should be fastest (needs root), it also supports software
scaling when used with -zoom but RTFM for that.
> thank you for any assistance....
> mike bush
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