[MPlayer-users] mplayer on amd 64

Antonio tritemio at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 10:19:33 CEST 2005


2005/9/12, Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de>:
> On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 05:04:50PM +0200, Antonio wrote:
> > I was thinking to call mplayer via chroot with a little bash script to
> dchroot I found quite useful (so much I compiled it for gentoo *g*)

Nice! I didn't heard about it before but seems just want I need ;-). 

> > use under X. Can this configuraton work with gl2 video output? Is
> > there any performance issue, apart from the ram needed for the 32bit
> > libraries? I ask this because chroot seems to me a bit magic... I
> > haven't used it apart for some system maintenance.
> Well, you need some way to give those programs access to everything they
> need.
> E.g. I put the following into fstab:
> /tmp            /debian/tmp     none    bind 0 0
> /proc           /debian/proc    none    bind 0 0
> /sys            /debian/sys     none    bind 0 0
> /dev/pts        /debian/dev/pts none    bind 0 0

OK. Didn't know this either.
> nVidias OpenGL also works, you must only install the same version of the
> driver in the 32bit system as in the 64bit system.
> Unfortunately getting the installer to work might be a bit difficult (I
> just booted into the 32bit system to install them).

Will see. On ubuntu to install the ati driver I simply installed the
fxglr package via apt.

Then, many thanks for the useful hits :-).


  ~ Antonio

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