[MPlayer-users] xv failure with S3 Inc. VT8375 ProSavage8

Brian T. brian at english-bay.com
Mon Sep 20 00:03:01 CEST 2004

On September 19, 2004 04:25 am, JSS wrote:
> Brian wrote:
> >Slackware 10.0 (fresh install)
> >xorg 'savage' driver
> >default color depth 24
> >default res 1280 x 1024
> >Tried both Pre5 and todays current Mplayer builds.
> >mplayer -vo xv -ao alsa Hellboy.avi <enter>

> xv stopped working on my Debian/unstable machine after a recent upgrade.
> xv support is not working with the folloiwng version of xfree 86:

> ii  xserver-common 4.3.0.dfsg.1-7 files and utilities common to all X
> servers ii  xserver-xfree8 4.3.0.dfsg.1-7 the XFree86 X server
> This is due to a bug. Check this
> out:http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=271235

Do you believe this is an xorg issue?

> >Everything APPEARS to work except the screen is a static blur of banded
> >colors.
> >-vo vesa works great on a command line console.
> >-vo x11 works but non-expandable window.

> try this: mplayer -vo x11 yourfile.avi -zoom -fs
> Then it will work in full screen

Thanks for that BUT the client is command line stunned!

Do you believe it would help to back version to an earlier x server?

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