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Old 10-27-2006, 08:01 AM   #1
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MPlayer running on full-screen?


I've just installed MPlayer and when I open a movie (via : mplayer movie.avi)
and tries to get into full-screen (using CTRL+F) it gets to a full screen mode (a black screen) but the movie stays in the same size (cube, like before)


how can I resolv this dummy problem?

THanks!
 
Old 10-27-2006, 08:13 AM   #2
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Hi,

Try using a different video out.

I don't know which one you are using (xv, x11 ??) try using gl2 or gl.

mplayer -vo gl2 <movie>

If you find one that works you can make it permanent by adding/editing your ~/.mplayer/configure file.

BTW: mplayer -vo help shows a list of possible -vo settings.

Hope this helps.
 
Old 10-27-2006, 08:21 AM   #3
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Hi,

Try using a different video out.

I don't know which one you are using (xv, x11 ??) try using gl2 or gl.

mplayer -vo gl2 <movie>

If you find one that works you can make it permanent by adding/editing your ~/.mplayer/configure file.

BTW: mplayer -vo help shows a list of possible -vo settings.

Hope this helps.
when I use them I get very low frame rate... I don't know why...


I did try to install my Ati Radeon drivers but maybe it's related?

Please help me analyze the problem :S

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Old 10-27-2006, 08:49 AM   #4
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You had to add -zoom option on command line like
Code:
mplayer -zoom movie.avi
Than type F

Last edited by ebasi; 10-27-2006 at 08:53 AM.
 
Old 10-27-2006, 09:06 AM   #5
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thanks...

I wonder why it helped :S
What was (and is) the problem
 
Old 10-27-2006, 09:09 AM   #6
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man mplayer says:
Code:
       -zoom
              Allow  software scaling, where available.  This will allow scal-
              ing with output drivers (like x11, fbdev) that  do  not  support
              hardware  scaling  where MPlayer disables scaling by default for
              performance reasons.
Do you solve the problem anyway?
 
Old 10-27-2006, 10:06 AM   #7
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man mplayer says:
Code:
       -zoom
              Allow  software scaling, where available.  This will allow scal-
              ing with output drivers (like x11, fbdev) that  do  not  support
              hardware  scaling  where MPlayer disables scaling by default for
              performance reasons.
Do you solve the problem anyway?
It solve the specific problem...
but I havn't got hardware problems for sure...

I got AMD3000+, 512MB RAM, 160 GB Sata, ATI 9600XT Radeon

which is not the top gear, but it sure can handle a movie!
 
Old 10-27-2006, 03:33 PM   #8
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CTRL+F was never the fullscreen key anyway(that's why I think it didn't work for you) - just F alone is the fullscreen key.

you can use

$mplayer -fs

to do it on startup.
 
Old 10-27-2006, 10:25 PM   #9
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CTRL+F was never the fullscreen key anyway(that's why I think it didn't work for you) - just F alone is the fullscreen key.

you can use

$mplayer -fs

to do it on startup.
you're totaly wrong.
it has the same effect as CTRL+F, and anyways it's just a shortcut, it does the same thing.
 
Old 10-27-2006, 11:19 PM   #10
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well I was totally wrong as it pertains to your specific problem.

F by itself and $mplayer -fs both work fine for me.

I did not read the thread thoroughly enough that much is certain. I missed that the -zoom option had solved things, I am slow most of the time.


you might want to try more vo drivers from the list you get with $mplayer -vo help, that right one might alleviate your need for software scaling. but obviously my advice is suspect at this point.
 
Old 10-28-2006, 06:35 AM   #11
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I think flgrx isn't installed currectly or the ati card...

how can I load it's modules to kernel?
??

lspci | grep -i ati?
modprobe ??
 
Old 10-28-2006, 06:38 AM   #12
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Code:
root@WhiteCastle:/home/zuki/Desktop# lspci -m | grep -i ati
00:00.0 "Host bridge" "nVidia Corporation" "nForce3 250Gb Host Bridge" -ra1 "ASUSTeK Computer Inc." "Unknown device 813f"
00:01.0 "ISA bridge" "nVidia Corporation" "nForce3 250Gb LPC Bridge" -ra2 "ASUSTeK Computer Inc." "Unknown device 813f"
00:01.1 "SMBus" "nVidia Corporation" "nForce 250Gb PCI System Management" -ra1 "ASUSTeK Computer Inc." "Unknown device 813f"
00:02.0 "USB Controller" "nVidia Corporation" "CK8S USB Controller" -ra1 -p10 "ASUSTeK Computer Inc." "Unknown device 813f"
00:02.1 "USB Controller" "nVidia Corporation" "CK8S USB Controller" -ra1 -p10 "ASUSTeK Computer Inc." "Unknown device 813f"
00:02.2 "USB Controller" "nVidia Corporation" "nForce3 EHCI USB 2.0 Controller" -ra2 -p20 "ASUSTeK Computer Inc." "Unknown device 813f"
00:05.0 "Bridge" "nVidia Corporation" "CK8S Ethernet Controller" -ra2 "ASUSTeK Computer Inc." "Unknown device 80a7"
00:06.0 "Multimedia audio controller" "nVidia Corporation" "nForce3 250Gb AC'97 Audio Controller" -ra1 "ASUSTeK Computer Inc." "Unknown device 812a"
00:08.0 "IDE interface" "nVidia Corporation" "CK8S Parallel ATA Controller (v2.5)" -ra2 -p8a "ASUSTeK Computer Inc." "Unknown device 813f"
00:0a.0 "IDE interface" "nVidia Corporation" "CK8S Serial ATA Controller (v2.5)" -ra2 -p85 "ASUSTeK Computer Inc." "Unknown device 813f"
00:0b.0 "PCI bridge" "nVidia Corporation" "nForce3 250Gb AGP Host to PCI Bridge" -ra2 "" ""
00:0e.0 "PCI bridge" "nVidia Corporation" "nForce3 250Gb PCI-to-PCI Bridge" -ra2 "" ""
00:18.0 "Host bridge" "Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]" "K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration" "" ""
01:00.0 "VGA compatible controller" "ATI Technologies Inc" "RV350 AR [Radeon 9600]" "ABIT Computer Corp." "Unknown device 6190"
01:00.1 "Display controller" "ATI Technologies Inc" "RV350 AR [Radeon 9600] (Secondary)" "ABIT Computer Corp." "Unknown device 6191"
 
Old 10-28-2006, 04:34 PM   #13
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$lsmod

will list the modules that are currently loaded, lspci just lists devices connected to the PCI bus.

as I understand it from a brief look at the modprobe manpage, #modprobe fglrx will load the ati module, if it is in the modules directory that corresponds to the kernel you're using(under /lib). clearly this is only good until you reboot though, and indicates something went wrong during the ATI installation. I have zero ATI+linux experience though so I can't help further on that front.
 
Old 10-28-2006, 04:38 PM   #14
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$lsmod

will list the modules that are currently loaded, lspci just lists devices connected to the PCI bus.

as I understand it from a brief look at the modprobe manpage, #modprobe fglrx will load the ati module, if it is in the modules directory that corresponds to the kernel you're using(under /lib). clearly this is only good until you reboot though, and indicates something went wrong during the ATI installation. I have zero ATI+linux experience though so I can't help further on that front.

I think that's the direction, lspci was by mistake (lol!!)

Code:
root@WhiteCastle:/home/zuki# lsmod | grep -i ati
rsrc_nonstatic         10752  1 yenta_socket
pcmcia_core            34192  3 pcmcia,yenta_socket,rsrc_nonstatic
root@WhiteCastle:/home/zuki# modprobe fglrx
FATAL: Module fglrx not found.
any suggestions?
 
Old 10-28-2006, 05:05 PM   #15
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I was hoping the other 2 people reading this thread would have something for you, I have little faith in my ideas(about this) as they are mostly guesswork at this point. Google has been my primary linux tutor since I abandonned windows last summer(and as I said, I haven't any ATI experiences yet).

Since I don't know what process you went through to install the ATI driver, I can only say that I would probably be retracing my steps, searcing for fglrx.ko (to see if it's somewhere other than under /lib/modules/ for whatever reason), and probably just trying to run the ATI installer again.

I did just read on a debian bug report that the ATI X driver is supposed to work even if the kernel module isn't loaded (though I thought they were the same thing). Does /var/log/Xorg.0.log show (EE) or (WW) lines about failed ATI modules?
 
  


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