[MPlayer-users] MPlayer Slower Than Windows Media Player !!

cm5oom at post.com cm5oom at post.com
Sun Mar 2 10:56:36 CET 2003

> Hi,
> I'm sure this has been asked a hundred times on the list. But I
> could'nt find much information on this anywhere so i decided to ask
> here.I have a S3 Trio 64V2/DX graphics card with 4 MB of Video RAM. It
> has a Cyrix PR233 processor with 96 MB RAM. Windows Media player
> runs and plays all kinds of video files on my system but mplayer
> hardly runs. I have tried all kinds of -vo options ... x11, sdl etc.
> I have run mplayer on FreeBSD with X 4.2 and on Debian Woody with X
> 4.1 .. it's still the same. Why can't mplayer play movies on this
> machine when windows media player plays the same eisily.Is there some kind of minimum requirement for playing mplayer.

what driver are you useing with X, because they haven't ported a lot of the old S3 drivers over from the 3.X branch yet. try 4.3 it has most of them now

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