[MPlayer-users] multiple xv instances fail on Suse10.3 but work on Ubuntu 8.04.1

RC cooleyr at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 23:37:07 CEST 2008

On Tue, 8 Jul 2008 11:31:38 +0200
Bart van Deenen <bart.vandeenen at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've compiled MPlayer-1.0rc2 on these two systems, and it works fine
> when  running one instance on both the Suse and Ubuntu box.
> However when I try running multiple instances, the Suse box starts
> complaining  about "Could not grab port 65". Anything I can do to make
> it work on the Suse  box, or should I just upgrade it?

It has nothing to do with Suse vs. Ubuntu.  It depends entirely on the
video card in use (and possibly whether you have the proper drivers
installed for the card).

The older, cheaper, and less capable the card is, the less likely it is
to support multiple Xv overlays.  

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