[MPlayer-users] SuperBit DVD
kinali at gmx.net
Mon May 13 23:00:03 CEST 2002
On 13 May 2002 12:26:38 -0400
"Nix N. Nix" <nix at go-nix.ca> wrote:
> 1. It requires root privileges to do a "PCI scan".
Sure it does, as written in the docs (did you really read them ?)
> 2. The installer doesn't install the .so's for each card in
> <prefix>/lib. I had to:
> cp <mplayer-dir>/vidix/drivers/*.so <prefix>/lib
> echo "<prefix>/lib" >> /etc/ld.so.conf
> before I could run the above command line.
1) make install does the job
2) if /usr/local/lib is not in your ld.so.conf, than it's
the fault of your distro
> 3. It's no faster than -vo x11 (which, for some reason, seems faster
> than -vo dga running as root). I always thought DGA was faster than
> an X11 socket, but hey, what do I know ?
That is strange...
vidix should be a lot faster than x11 (afaik 2 memcpy less, maybe more)
and scaling in hw. It's also faster than dga (at least on my laptop
with it's mach64 based card).
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