[MPlayer-users] is xv available or not

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Tue Jan 4 11:44:20 CET 2005

On Tuesday, 04 January 2005 at 11:34, José M. Fandi?o wrote:
> Hello,
>  I'm using a pc with two video adapters and both adapters have
> x-video capabilities but when I play videos in the second adapter 
> mplayer shows a black screen. The sound is present, video decoding
> takes place (judging by the CPU consumption) and the video output
> is a black screen.
> I think either mplayer is failing to detect the video extension or 
> the xv driver lies, below I attach xv capabilities and I'd be 
> grateful if someone could explain this behaviour.
> Thank you.
> (Xorg 6.8.1 and MPlayer pre6)
> X-Video Extension version 2.2
> screen #0
>   Adaptor #0: "ATI Rage128 Video Overlay"
>     number of ports: 1
>     port base: 61
> screen #1
>   Adaptor #0: "ATI Mach64 Back-end Overlay Scaler"
>     number of ports: 1
>     port base: 91

Post mplayer -v output so that we can be sure it's not using your second
overlay. Or try to force the one you want with xv port suboption (see man


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