[MPlayer-users] Laptop, Projector and ATI Radeon

py pymgntt at laposte.net
Wed Mar 2 19:31:09 CET 2005

Well... That's it...

Amazing! Well done Yan. Thanks for your help. When the screen is plugged
during the booting stage, then I cannot display the movie on it!


On Wed, 2005-03-02 at 18:14, Yan Seiner wrote:
> py wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I've just done a presentation and wanted to show a movie. So I launched
> >mplayer but the movie just appeared on the screen of the laptop. I still
> >cannot understand why...
> >
> >Where did I lose my stream?
> >  
> >
> Some laptops do hardware auto-detection.  So, on my Toshiba, if I want 
> to show something on both the laptop screen and on the VGA out, I have 
> to boot the laptop with *nothing* connected to the VGA port...  Then the 
> bios will let me switch.
> On another portable computer, if there is nothing connected to the VGA 
> port during boot, it will switch over to the TV out.  Otherwise, there 
> is *no way* to get anything out of the TV port...
> Also, the TV out is not accelerated, and limited to 800x600. If your 
> resolution is 1024x768, nothing will show on the TVout at all, and if 
> you're using an accelerated driver, then nothing appears either.
> --Yan

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