Hi.. well im REALLY HAPPY!!.. you were right - lzo is a normal package with suse, but somehow i had uninstalled it when messing around with YaST, also when i searched for it before i had not enabled the CD as a source after adding the new Mplayer source as suggested by J_Szucs ..! Silly me being a bit n00bish
although to be fair ive only been running suse for 4days now..
Thanks so much people, i love suse and now theres only the mouse issue and everything will be soooo sweet!
Regarding the 3D thingy.. when i run glxgears i get about 160fps.. which is the same as i had in mandrake without the 3d enabled ie .. not very high .. it just seems to work the 3d games so much better, tuxracer and bzflags work perfectly now and would hardly run under mandrake so im thinking the DRI implementation on suse must just be much better, and its not "true" 3d acceleration..
That said, it has recognised the fact that ive got an athlon, with MMX and "3d now" so its doing somthing right..
Keep me posted abisk00, id love to know how to get true 3d working if its not already
Athlon 1500+ compaq evo n1015v
Radeon IGP 320m (mobility U1) chipset
576mb RAM (64mb onboard VID)
Suse 9.2 and loving it