[MPlayer-users] TVout without X.
D Richard Felker III
dalias at aerifal.cx
Thu Oct 3 23:10:02 CEST 2002
On Thu, Oct 03, 2002 at 07:01:57PM +0200, Joel Larsson wrote:
> I have a hollywood + card in my windowsmachine and have tried some to
> get it rollin on my linuxmachine but in avifiles I get audio sync
> problems after watching some time. And also, sometimes MPEG files locks
> mplayer, im not sure if that is because they are wrongly encoded or
> This whole TVout without X seems rather difficult to get working, i
> should perhaps just buy a VGA to SVIDEO box and run it that way :)
It'll look horrible unless you're willing to pay a lot. Most of these
devices are scan converters that digitize and buffer whole frames (or
sometimes just one line) at a time, then rescale and send them out at
ntsc/pal resolution. Not pretty.
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