[MPlayer-users] Re: bug report
fa859178 at inf.tu-dresden.de
Sun Nov 13 14:07:30 CET 2005
Kyrre Ness Sjobak wrote:
> lør, 12.11.2005 kl. 19.32 skrev kobaye:
>> This is a bug report (or what i think is a bug) on MPlayer for Windows.
>> I am running mplayer dev-CVS-050928 on Windows XP SP2. The program works
>> perfectly exept when it comes to handle dual screen display. When i try
>> to move the mplayer window from the main screen to the secondary screen,
>> the image turns all green. Sound still plays and the movie seems to be
>> playing as well, but i am not able to watch anything on the second
>> monitor. When i try to go fullscreen, mplayer only displays the image on
>> the main monitor and not on the second, even if the mplayer windows is
>> on the second. The -xinerama 1 option "is invalid", as it seems to be a
>> linux-only option.
>> My graphics card is a radeon 9700 with dual output. Is there a
>> workaround for this problem, or is it a (un)known bug ?
>> Thanks for any advice.
> This is probably due to your video card only being able to handle video
> overlay on its primary monitor. Switch which monitor is primary, or use
> software blitting (?).
You can use -adapter 1 (or -adapter 2) to choose on which monitor it
should be displayed.
The downside of this is you cannot move the window to your other monitor
while a movie is playing. Haven't found a way to do that yet.
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