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Old 03-03-2004, 05:43 PM   #1
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Flicker/distortion in picture when playing movies


Hi

I bought a new graphic-card MSI FX5600 to use tv-out and watch movies (divX,Xvid...) on my tv. I have installed mplayer and the newest codecs extralite.

I have some very annoying screen flicker both om my monitor and on my tv when watching movies....i've tried some other videoout options in mplayers config-file but nothing is helping. It's mostly in sceenes with much horizontal movement.

I have installed the newest drivers for nvidia graphic cards.

Please help


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Old 03-03-2004, 07:28 PM   #2
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Do you have dma enabled on your dvd drive?
 
Old 03-03-2004, 08:08 PM   #3
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hdparm /dev/dvd
will show settings for your dvd drive
hdparm -d1 /dev/dvd will set dma mode on
assuming your /dev/dvd is symlinked to the right device.
 
Old 03-04-2004, 01:25 AM   #4
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I have dma enabled on all my harddrives and dvd/cd-rom.
 
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would the refresh rate from X affect that? Does anybody know?
 
Old 03-06-2004, 06:00 PM   #6
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Anybody else having this problem?

Please help...it's getting very annoying....
 
  


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