[MPlayer-users] Kernel panic when using -vo dxr3 in console mode

Mark Guptill CompGuy284 at comcast.net
Fri Aug 8 18:44:32 CEST 2003

On Friday 08 August 2003 03:59 am, Adam Nielsen wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi,
> Does anyone know whether it's possible to use the dxr3 video driver when
> running in a console? (i.e. without X.)  I'd like to be able to use the
> dxr3 in overlay mode so I can watch the output on a monitor (not a TV) but
> when I try to run it I get a kernel panic as it's about to start playing (I
> assume when it initialises the dxr3.)
> Is what I'm trying to do possible?  I'm running a framebuffer console, so
> it should technically be possible, I was just wondering whether the dxr3
> output driver supports doing this or not?

from looking at the code for the dxr3 driver in mplayer it looks like overlay 
requires XWindows

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