[MPlayer-users] ATI Radeon 7000 with VESA driver
morey at banta.psyc.missouri.edu
Mon Aug 4 01:14:46 CEST 2003
On Sun, 2003-08-03 at 18:09, Richard Morey wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Sun, 2003-08-03 at 15:34, rcooley wrote:
> > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > Richard Morey wrote:
> > > I've got an ATI radeon 7000, and I use the VESA driver in my XFree86
> > > configuration so that I can get the TV out. I can watch divx movies if I
> > My AiW Radeon 8500, as well as my Rage 128 works fine with '-vo
> > fbdev:xvidix'... I would suggest you look into enabling fbdev. It works
> > much better for me than vesa (less distorted picture on TV-out).
> How do I do this? When I change the driver to fbdev in XF86config says
> that it can't find /dev/fb0.
I'm sorry, that was very vague. I get this error when starting X.
> > Also, I would suggest you spend $20 (or more) on getting an NVidia card,
> > since their drivers support TV-out under Linux/FreeBSD with X, and video
> > acceleration like XV & GL, etc. You'll probably be much better off that
> > way.
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