[MPlayer-users] TV-Out without XServer

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Wed Apr 21 19:29:54 CEST 2004

On Wed, Apr 21, 2004 at 07:59:00PM +0300, Kristian Niemi wrote:
> Well ... As I said, I don't know anything about your card or how to make 
> it work. For my ATI-card I have to use a separate program in order for 
> it to `send the signal to the tv', after which I run mplayer to play, 
> for example, the movie.
> For me to be able to watch movies without X, I use vesa. Nothing else 
> works for me. Have you tried with other alternatives? (See -vo help to 
> see those alternatives.) I really don't know if for example fbdev or 
> directfb works without X; doesn't hurt to try, eh? But I'm still 

vo_fbdev is useless because it tears (not synced to vblank). directfb
is the same in non-accelerated mode I think. You need to use vidix.


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