[MPlayer-users] Matrox G400 TV-Out (something like Xinerama)

Ben Buxton bb at cactii.net
Fri Jun 13 17:14:53 CEST 2003

Olivier Warin <wasto at gmx.ch> uttered the following thing:
> so i did try the wonderful "mplayer-matrox g400-tv-out driver" and its 
> perfect, this meens, no delay. but i only got a clone-mode. with this 
> driver..
> is it possible to do something like a xinerama with this tv-out driver? or 
> perhaps only a "normal" dualhead, with two diffrent screens.. (one tv, one 
> monitor) ?. i could also put a second tv-card in my computer..
> (i didn't find anything about this in the mplayer documentation or somewhere 
> else in the internet (google)

A second card is about your only option. Unfortunately the G400 only
supports accelerated (ie Xv, mga) modes on one output at a time, or
cloned to both, but not separately accelerated outputs at the same

This is a hardware limitation.

Ben Buxton - Random Network Person

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