[MPlayer-users] Problem playing DivX video with Neomagic
dlk25 at hermes.cam.ac.uk
Mon Sep 23 17:57:02 CEST 2002
Thanks. Will give that a try this evening. I am guessing that DGA probably
wont be fast enough, hopefully I will be able to get xv to work.
Will let you know if I have any success.
On Mon, 23 Sep 2002, Bohdan Horst wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Mon, Sep 23, 2002 at 02:01:31PM +0100, D.L. Kefford wrote:
> > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > Hi.
> > I have recently downloaded the latest version of MPlayer (0.90-pre8) and
> > downloaded the Neomagic xv driver. MPlayer builds without any porblems and
> > I can load X using the new driver fine but when I come to use MPlayer to
> > playback divx files using xv with the new driver I get problems. If I
> > playback with -vo X11 it works but is really slow. If I use the xv output
> > it doesnt crash but I get white horizontal lines on a black background
> > that get brighter and fainter but no picture, the sound works fine though.
> > I am using XFree86 4.2.0 in a resolution of 1024x768 in 16bit colour with
> > KDE 3.1 using gcc 2.95.4 and I have added the OverlayMem line to my XF86Config
> > file. It does this when played in a window but also does the same if I try
> > and play full screen. On another divx file I just got a black screen with
> > sound and no lines. I am guessing it is probably something to do with the
> > driver version I have but I am not sure. MPLayer doesnt crash I just get
> > no picture. I tried the fix mentioned about disabling Karts sound server
> > but that didnt fix it.
> > If there is any other info that would be of help let me know.
> > Hope someone can help, playing DivX and watching DVDs is the only thing
> > left that I need Windows for and I would prefer to be able to do it in X.
> I have NeoMagic 2360
> try "-vo dga" or "-vo dga -fs" (required u+s and works in 16bpp)
> if binary driver from mphq doesn;t work, try neomagic driver from
> XFree86 CVS (required -ignoreABI switch) (both works fine for me)
> best regards
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