[MPlayer-users] TV-Out in Linux
rcooley at spamcop.net
Sat Apr 2 23:45:34 CEST 2005
On Sat, 2 Apr 2005 13:53:10 +0200
Sebastian Krämer <spambouncer at skraemer.de> wrote:
> Don't know what you mean by overlay so I can't say if my second display
> supports that..
Overlay basically means sending the video directly to the card, rather than going through X11. If a screen capture of the MPlayer window only shows solid green/blue, it's using an overlay.
The common overlay -vo's mplayer uses are "xv", and *vidix, so if "-vo xv" works, you're using an overlay.
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