[MPlayer-users] camtasia again.

Yan Seiner yan at seiner.com
Fri Mar 4 20:06:54 CET 2005

Reimar Döffinger wrote:

>It could be that your graphics card does not support such a large
>resolution with xv (xvinfo should be able to tell you).
>Try a different vo (-vo help will give you a list of those supported by
>your version), or use -vf scale=... to scale it down (it will look a bit
>uglier, but well, you can't have everything *g*)
>If you have a graphics card that uses shared memory (i.e. doesn't have
>its own but uses the normal), giving it more of it might help as well.
>And last but not least setting XaaOffscreenPixmaps (something like that,
>I don't remember the exact name) is supposed help at least with xorg in
>many cases.
>I have lately seen a lot of such reports, is there a FAQ entry for it?
>If not, any volunteers for writing one??
Also, at least in the case of my broken i810 hardware, X cannot switch 
resolutions on the fly.

You have to start X with the appropriate resolution.

The xorg.X.log should be able to provide some hints as to what went wrong.


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