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Old 10-20-2004, 06:44 AM   #1
yourcompadre
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SIS 650 and Mplayer problem


Hi,

I am having an issue when I try to run an mpg file with mplayer. I get the following error:

vo: X11 running at 1024x768 with depth 24 and 32 bpp (":0.0" => local display)
It seems there is no Xvideo support for your video card available.
Run 'xvinfo' to verify its Xv support and read DOCS/HTML/en/devices.html#xv!
See 'mplayer -vo help' for other (non-xv) video out drivers. Try -vo x11
Error opening/initializing the selected video_out (-vo) device.

When I run xvinfo I get:
X-Video Extension version 2.2
screen #0
no adaptors present

Can anyone help? I'm not sure what to do next.

Thanks,
K
 
Old 10-21-2004, 06:15 PM   #2
finegan
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Yeah, the video output xv isn't available to you... its the SIS card. I haven't got one of these, but I swear that xv support in their XFree driver... Check your /etc/X11/xorg.conf or XFree86.conf to see if you've got the "sis" driver listed under your card or "vesa"

For now... you can use the output -vo X11, albeit that's much slower. Or... if you invoke mplayer as root and have framebuffering working: -vo vesa (albeit vesa might scramble the X server a little when it switches back).

mplayer -vo help

Will list everything you have compiled, although ignore the mga and xmga and easily ignore the gl outputs... all stuff you haven't got or will maybe hang the machine.

Cheers,

Finegan
 
  


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