[MPlayer-users] error message (beginner)

Brian briandt at shaw.ca
Sun Apr 25 18:39:02 CEST 2004

On Sunday 25 April 2004 05:05, Mr gchitayat chita wrote:
> vo_mga: Couldn't open /dev/mga_vid
> No vidix driver name provided, probing available ones!
> vo: X11 running at 1024x768 with depth 16 and 16 bpp
> (":0.0" => local display)
> [mga] No supported cards found
> [mga] No supported cards found
> vosub_vidix: Couldn't find working VIDIX driver
> if I choose xmga then it says error in initializing vo
> the VGA card is a asus V3800 / 32 M (i think an nVidia
> Geoforce 3 compatible) the nVidia driver is installed
> in the system
> i tried to read the manual but it said that DivX
> codecs should not be a problem (except in encoding)
> How can I play this DVD ?

Set your video output to xv

mplayer dvd://1 -vo xv -ao alsa9

or, make the changes in the GUI 'Preferences, Video - select xv'.

Best regards,


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