[MPlayer-users] Question about -vo gl and nVidia

Dmitry Baryshkov lumag at qnc.ru
Tue May 13 17:55:49 CEST 2003

В ?? 13.05.2003, в 14:33, Axel пишет:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi,
> The mplayer manual states that if the xv driver works then it should be
> faster then the gl output, but since I'm stuck with a nVidia card and I
With what card/driver(opensource or one from www.nvidia.com)?
> don't like the tearing, I've switched to the gl driver. But it is REALLY
> slow, CPU usage goes from almost nothing to about 70% on my Athlon 1200
> when watching DVDs. Is there any chance that the xv driver will support
> flip on vsync any time soon, or that the gl driver will become faster?
> Besides the huge speed bump, are there any other downsides with the gl
> output?
Are you using -vo gl or -vo gl2 ?
gl2 should be faster.
Also you could try using -vo gl:<num> , where num is number of lines
to be transferred at once. num <= 0 means full image. Default is 4.
> I've done a fair bit of C programing, but I know almost nothing about
> lowlevel videodrivers. I am willing to try and break something, but I
> would definitly need a few pointers about how to go about it. ;)
> /Axel
Dmitry Baryshkov <lumag at qnc.ru>

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