[MPlayer-users] MPlayer 0.90 and Matrox Millenium II

Luis.F.Correia Luis.F.Correia at seg-social.pt
Mon Sep 1 10:51:23 CEST 2003

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read 
> DOCS/bugreports.html]
> I've got a problem! I posted it to the Matrox-Users without answer. So
> I'm addressing to you to ask for help.
> I recently installed Libranet 2.7 (XFree86 version: 4.2.0) on an old
> computer with a Matrox Millenium II card (PCI, 4 MB). I tried 
> compiling
> Mplayer 0.90 from source, but when I try playing movies, no image is
> displayed. I think it's a problem with the output devices, because
> after doing ./configure, the last part of the message is:
>    Byte order: Little Endian
>    Optimizing for: i586 mmx
>    Enabled optional drivers:
>      Input: streaming tv-v4l edl tv mpdvdkit2 vcd 
>      Codecs: qtx libavcodec xanim dshow/dmo win32 
>      Audio output: oss mpegpes(file) 
>      Video output: vesa png mpegpes(file) fbdev 
>    Disabled optional drivers:
>      Input: tv-bsdbt848 cdda dvdnav dvdread dvdcss smb 
>      Codecs: opendivx xvid libdv real libvorbis libmad liblzo gif 
>      Audio output: sgi sun alsa esd arts dxr2 nas win32 sdl 
>      Video output: xvidix bl zr dxr3 dxr2 directx sdl gif89a jpeg svga
>  aa ggi xmga mga opengl dga xv x11 directfb tdfxfb 3dfx 
> It looks like no useful output drivers are installed: no svga, no xv,
> no x11... What can I do to play movies? In the past, the same computer
> had Vector Linux 3.2 (XFree86 version 4.2.1) and it compiled right.
> Thanks in advance!

Try running mplayer from commandline using '-vo fbdev'

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