[MPlayer-users] Process X using too much CPU

Dirk dirk2 at wor.net
Wed Apr 30 07:22:02 CEST 2003

Samuli Y. T. Ulmanen wrote:

>[Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
>Are you using the gui?
>I found a similar problem (X process using around 25% CPU) and suspect
>the gui.
>Try moving the mplayer-video window to another workspace (other than the
>one with gui) and watch the video there.  
>Also try viewing without the gui. 
>If this helps then it's probably something to do with the gui.
>What's causing this? I haven't a clue.
I tried this by starting only the X-Server by calling only "X" on the 
command line, then in another virtual console, I started the mplayer and 
in another one a "top".

Again, 50-70% CPU  :-(

Thank you, for the idea.


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