[MPlayer-users] Xvideo problem with nvidia

Wieslaw Kierbedz WieslawKierbedz at farba.eu.org
Mon Jan 12 03:11:36 CET 2004

Użytkownik jan napisał:

>[Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
>Hi there!
>I have STB Velocity 4400 (Riva TNT) card and my linux box with nvidia
>driver 31.23. 
>My problem is as follows:
>When playing AVI files using mplayer and Xvideo hardware accelerated YUV
>scaling my computer randomly hangs up or shut down X server with message
>(sometimes) "Could not free overlay memory". I tried using other video
>output devices like Xvidix, DGA, Cvidix ... without any hang up or X
>shutdown. However Xvideo is fastest one and therefore prefered one.
>Any idea what's wrong ???
>Is there vo device which is similar in performance to Xvideo ???
Read FAQ about nvidia drivers at http://minion.de

Wiesław Kierbedź
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