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Old 02-25-2005, 01:39 AM   #1
Lokheed
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Registered: Jul 2004
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Distribution: Gentoo
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Mplayer doesnt disable DPMS when playing movies


Mplayer is not disabling my screensaver when a movie is playing anymore. I cant pinpoint where this problem started as I got myself a new system so I dont know what I am missing this time around.

First I looked at the compile of Mplayer:

Code:
Checking for X11 ... yes
Checking for DPMS ... yes (using Xdpms 4)
Checking for Xv ... yes
So DPMS is compiled in. I run an xset q and sure enough DPMS is enabled and functioning properly so I dont know why Mplayer isnt stopping it anymore. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated because I have thought of everything and my kernel config is the same as before save some changed for me new AMD64. Everything is still running under x86 and I have recompiled Mplayer countless of times with no fix to my problem. I have checked this behaviour in X as well as my native KDE environment...all the same.

I am using the latest version of Mplayer and have the proper "Options" entered into xorg.conf even, nothing helps...but its annoying to have to get up and tap my mouse during movies.

As you can see by the output of Mplayer, no DPMS is shown:

Code:
MPlayer 1.0pre6-3.4.3-20050110 (C) 2000-2004 MPlayer Team
CPU: Advanced Micro Devices  (Family: 8, Stepping: 0)
Detected cache-line size is 64 bytes
MMX2 supported but disabled
CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 0 3DNow: 1 3DNow2: 1 SSE: 1 SSE2: 1
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX 3DNow 3DNowEx SSE SSE2

77 audio & 188 video codecs
Playing ctp-const01.bin.
Cache fill:  0.00% (0 bytes)    MPEG-PS file format detected.
VIDEO:  MPEG2  480x576  (aspect 2)  25.000 fps  2332.0 kbps (291.5 kbyte/s)
==========================================================================
Opening audio decoder: [mp3lib] MPEG layer-2, layer-3
AUDIO: 44100 Hz, 2 ch, 16 bit (0x10), ratio: 28000->176400 (224.0 kbit)
Selected audio codec: [mp3] afm:mp3lib (mp3lib MPEG layer-2, layer-3)
==========================================================================
vo: X11 running at 1280x1024 with depth 24 and 32 bpp (":0.0" => local display)
==========================================================================
Opening video decoder: [mpegpes] MPEG 1/2 Video passthrough
VDec: vo config request - 480 x 576 (preferred csp: Mpeg PES)
Could not find matching colorspace - retrying with -vf scale...
Opening video filter: [scale]
The selected video_out device is incompatible with this codec.
VDecoder init failed :(
Opening video decoder: [libmpeg2] MPEG 1/2 Video decoder libmpeg2-v0.4.0b
Selected video codec: [mpeg12] vfm:libmpeg2 (MPEG 1 or 2 (libmpeg2))
==========================================================================
Checking audio filter chain for 44100Hz/2ch/16bit -> 44100Hz/2ch/16bit...
AF_pre: af format: 2 bps, 2 ch, 44100 hz, little endian signed int
AF_pre: 44100Hz 2ch Signed 16-bit (Little-Endian)
alsa-init: got device=0, subdevice=0
alsa-init: 1 soundcard found, using: default
alsa: 44100 Hz/2 channels/4 bpf/65536 bytes buffer/Signed 16 bit Little Endian
AO: [alsa] 44100Hz 2ch Signed 16-bit (Little-Endian) (2 bps)
Building audio filter chain for 44100Hz/2ch/16bit -> 44100Hz/2ch/16bit...
Starting playback...
VDec: vo config request - 480 x 576 (preferred csp: Planar YV12)
VDec: using Planar YV12 as output csp (no 0)
Movie-Aspect is 1.33:1 - prescaling to correct movie aspect.
VO: [xv] 480x576 => 768x576 Planar YV12
alsa-uninit: pcm closed-0.003 ct:  0.072  36/ 36  5%  0%  0.5% 0 0 87%

Exiting... (Quit)
No errors either, its just not there...I have even tried compiling it without and processor optomizations, same problem...

I am running Gentoo with MPlayer v1.0pre6a
 
  


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