[MPlayer-users] 4096 screen width limit

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sat Jun 23 10:19:06 CEST 2012

dag dg <dagofthedofg at gmail.com> wrote:
>     I'm running fedora 16 using the ATI Catalyst drivers with a Radeon
>Eyefinity 6 7870 with 6 outputs, totaling a resolution of 5760 x 2160.
>mplayer I'm trying to get it to do full screen across all 6 monitors
>when I manually specify screen width it gives me:
>$ mplayer -screenw 5760 -screenh 2160 -nosound -fs -fstype none
>-xineramascreen -2 -vo vaapi clip_1080p_avg.mp4
>The screenw option must be <= 4096: 5760
>Error parsing option on the command line: -screenw
>MPlayer SVN-r32819-4.6.3 (C) 2000-2011 MPlayer Team
>Is there any way to bypass the 4096 limit? If I manually drag the
>across all 6 monitors it plays fine but I still have the window border
>showing up, and I'd like to just use the fullscreen function.

Use the -xineramascreen option (I believe -2) to make MPlayer fullscreen over all displays.
Otherwise the screens/h limits can be changed in cfg-mplayer.h.

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