[MPlayer-users] Failed to open VDPAU backend libvdpau_nvidia.so

Emanuel Berg embe8573 at student.uu.se
Mon Jul 20 00:57:56 CEST 2015

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

> Well, there is still the even older stuff like -vo
> xv or -vo x11 (with -zoom), but they are kind of
> a bad idea. Over all this sounds like your graphics
> card driver stack is very thoroughly broken.
> I'd expect you get the same behaviour with glxgear
> or any other program that uses OpenGL like games and
> potentially even browsers (though the might have
> code to handle the brokenness better). On my system
> (with AMD card and OpenSource drivers) the behaviour
> is as follows: -vo x11, -vo xv and -vo vdpau: Video
> continues as playing as normal while on terminal -vo
> gl: Video stops while on terminal, but resumes fine
> after switching back
> Well, I guess VDPAU is likely to behave the same as
> -vo gl if you use va_gl and they haven't implemented
> some workarounds. I think OpenGL execution stopping
> when switching to a terminal is a known bug, but it
> should at least resume normally after.

What is interesting, with no option whatsoever to
specify this, and the incorrect assumption from
mplayer I use nvidia, while producing the annoying
error message, it doesn't have any of these problems.

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