[MPlayer-users] **** Your system is too SLOW to play this! ****

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Thu Mar 19 16:08:03 CET 2009

Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger <at> gmx.de> writes:

> > Sorry, I meant -vo gl is always slower than -vo gl:yuv=2 on modern graphic
> > cards, but only by a tiny amount difficult to measure on a fast computer.
> You are missing that -vo gl is probably using software emulation, do
> :yuv=2 will probably not work at all and generally it will be slow.
> -vo x11 is most likely to work acceptably, but usually it is not worth
> bothering to try to play video of you have neither of vidix, xv or
> hardware-accelerated, direct OpenGL working.

The OP had installed the necessary headers meanwhile, and was able to use -vo xv.

Does your comment still apply?

I ask because I'm curious how to see which vo is the "right" one in such a case.

Carl Eugen

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