[MPlayer-users] Which vo driver to use and which options

Colin Leroy colin at colino.net
Wed Sep 4 19:28:02 CEST 2002

On 05 Sep 2002 18:39:57 +0200 Stephan Haller <newhallibaby at gmx.de> wrote:


> I have a Apple Mac G4/466 with ATI Rage 128 Pro graphics board. DRI (or
> DRM - I don't know) seems to be enabled. 256MB RAM (mplayer was told to
> use 32MB cache) and SCSI are also here. So does anybody know what to do
> the get the right wathcing experience? Please do not refer to the xv or
> sdl:xv driver. It freezes the system immediately regardless of any
> fine-tuning.
> P.S: Please don't blame me but xine seems to have the same problem but
> freezes everytime (think of xv driver). So I think I need a resolution
> without using xv.

GATOS drivers work fine for me (G3 with a Rage LT Pro), you should give
them a try.

Offtopic PS: Stephan Haller from MacSOUP ? Congrats for this great soft I
used when I ran MacOS, so sad it isn't opensource ;)

"Oops, I always forget the purpose of competition is to divide people into
winners and losers." 
		-- Hobbes being sarcastic

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