AW: [MPlayer-users] k62/500 / 256mb ram not enough for dvd-playback?

justin case justin_case at
Wed Apr 2 14:42:08 CEST 2003

> Use the xv driver. If it doesn't work, you'll propably have to
> upgrade your X.
> If you're not using X, look if there's an accelerated framebuffer driver
> available for your card.

i have to use -vo vesa:vidix since it gives the perfect output for my tv
(vga input) and i don't like using x for mplayer at all.

> > play dvds flawlessly. i am using a k6/2-500 with 256mb ram, dma
> is active.
> If your board is affected by the 128mb barrier, there's some kernel patch
> around somewhere which uses only the first (cached) 128mb and the
> remaining
> RAM (which is still faster as any hard-disk) as swap :-)
> BTW: try to play the DVDs with -nosound. If they play correctly,
> you might
> consider using a better audio driver (try oss, alsa9, sdl).

the -nosound option is a good idea, i had this issue when i made my first
tries with mplayer and nothing worked as supposed.



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