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

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Wed Apr 2 22:00:06 CEST 2003

On Wed, Apr 02, 2003 at 02:26:47PM +0200, Steffen Hein wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > i am having trouble getting mplayer with -vo vesa:vidix (ati rage 128) to
> 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.
> > 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 :-)

Do you happen to know where to find this???? I've been trying to
figure out how to write something like that for a while now, but
without much luck...


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