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Old 02-07-2004, 02:04 AM   #1
Kristijan
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Full Screen MPlayer Problems


Not as much as a problem, just a bit annoying. When I watch a DVD or anything for that matter and select the full screen option, all that happens is that the video slightly enlarges, and the rest of the screen is just filled in with black. Much like a box within a box, and not full screen.

Is there an option that I'm missing?
 
Old 02-07-2004, 03:05 AM   #2
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Are you using gui or cli?. There might be an option under gui to resize the screen to fit as you want to (16:9, 4:3... I cannot remember the correct sizes ). I dunno the command for cli though.

man mplayer

should give a list of possible commands. I usually start my videos with:

mplayer <video to start> -fs

you can try pressing "F" key any time to switch to full screen.
 
Old 02-07-2004, 06:24 AM   #3
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What vo are you using? Ideally you should probably be using -vo xv if you have good support for your graphics card.
 
Old 02-07-2004, 12:22 PM   #4
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Using GUI, I don't mind using CLI If I can get it working. I can't seem to find screen re-sizes of any sort.

I executed 'mplayer -vo xv file.mov' and I got this...

Code:
kristijan@neo:~/downloads$ mplayer -vo xv ch7_01-02-04.mov
MPlayer 1.0pre3-3.2.3 (C) 2000-2003 MPlayer Team

CPU: Advanced Micro Devices Athlon MP/XP Thoroughbred 2005 MHz (Family: 6, Stepping: 1)
Detected cache-line size is 64 bytes
CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 1 3DNow2: 1 SSE: 1 SSE2: 0
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 3DNow 3DNowEx SSE

Reading config file /usr/local/etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf: No such file or directory
Reading config file /home/kristijan/.mplayer/config
Reading /home/kristijan/.mplayer/codecs.conf: Can't open '/home/kristijan/.mplayer/codecs.conf': No such file or directory
Reading /usr/local/etc/mplayer/codecs.conf: Can't open '/usr/local/etc/mplayer/codecs.conf': No such file or directory
Using built-in default codecs.conf.
Font /home/kristijan/.mplayer/font/font.desc loaded successfully! (206 chars)
Linux RTC init error in ioctl (rtc_irqp_set 1024): Permission denied
Try adding "echo 1024 > /proc/sys/dev/rtc/max-user-freq" to your system startup scripts.
Using usleep() timing
Can't open input config file /home/kristijan/.mplayer/input.conf: No such file or directory
Can't open input config file /usr/local/etc/mplayer/input.conf: No such file or directory
Falling back on default (hardcoded) input config

Playing ch7_01-02-04.mov.
QuickTime/MOV file format detected.
--------------
MOV track #0: 176 chunks, 1603 samples
Audio bits: 16  chans: 1  rate: 44100
Audio extra header: len=127  fcc=0x77617665
MOV: Found MPEG4 audio Elementary Stream Descriptor atom (51)!
Fourcc: mp4a
--------------
MOV track #1: 151 chunks, 907 samples
MOV: Found unknown movie atom SMI  (18)!
Image size: 320 x 240 (24 bpp)
Display size: 320 x 240
Fourcc: SVQ3  Codec: 'Sorenson Video 3'
--------------
MOV: longest streams: A: #0 (1603 samples)  V: #1 (907 samples)
==========================================================================
Opening audio decoder: [faad] AAC (MPEG2/4 Advanced Audio Coding)
FAAD: compressed input bitrate missing, assuming 128kbit/s!
AUDIO: 44100 Hz, 1 ch, 16 bit (0x10), ratio: 16000->88200 (128.0 kbit)
Selected audio codec: [faad] afm:faad (FAAD AAC (MPEG2/MPEG4 Audio) decoder)
==========================================================================
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.


Exiting... (End of file)
kristijan@neo:~/downloads$ mplayer -vo xv ch7_01-02-04.mov
MPlayer 1.0pre3-3.2.3 (C) 2000-2003 MPlayer Team

CPU: Advanced Micro Devices Athlon MP/XP Thoroughbred 2005 MHz (Family: 6, Stepping: 1)
Detected cache-line size is 64 bytes
CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 1 3DNow2: 1 SSE: 1 SSE2: 0
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 3DNow 3DNowEx SSE

Reading config file /usr/local/etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf: No such file or directory
Reading config file /home/kristijan/.mplayer/config
Reading /home/kristijan/.mplayer/codecs.conf: Can't open '/home/kristijan/.mplayer/codecs.conf': No such file or directory
Reading /usr/local/etc/mplayer/codecs.conf: Can't open '/usr/local/etc/mplayer/codecs.conf': No such file or directory
Using built-in default codecs.conf.
Font /home/kristijan/.mplayer/font/font.desc loaded successfully! (206 chars)
Linux RTC init error in ioctl (rtc_irqp_set 1024): Permission denied
Try adding "echo 1024 > /proc/sys/dev/rtc/max-user-freq" to your system startup scripts.
Using usleep() timing
Can't open input config file /home/kristijan/.mplayer/input.conf: No such file or directory
Can't open input config file /usr/local/etc/mplayer/input.conf: No such file or directory
Falling back on default (hardcoded) input config

Playing ch7_01-02-04.mov.
QuickTime/MOV file format detected.
--------------
MOV track #0: 176 chunks, 1603 samples
Audio bits: 16  chans: 1  rate: 44100
Audio extra header: len=127  fcc=0x77617665
MOV: Found MPEG4 audio Elementary Stream Descriptor atom (51)!
Fourcc: mp4a
--------------
MOV track #1: 151 chunks, 907 samples
MOV: Found unknown movie atom SMI  (18)!
Image size: 320 x 240 (24 bpp)
Display size: 320 x 240
Fourcc: SVQ3  Codec: 'Sorenson Video 3'
--------------
MOV: longest streams: A: #0 (1603 samples)  V: #1 (907 samples)
==========================================================================
Opening audio decoder: [faad] AAC (MPEG2/4 Advanced Audio Coding)
FAAD: compressed input bitrate missing, assuming 128kbit/s!
AUDIO: 44100 Hz, 1 ch, 16 bit (0x10), ratio: 16000->88200 (128.0 kbit)
Selected audio codec: [faad] afm:faad (FAAD AAC (MPEG2/MPEG4 Audio) decoder)
==========================================================================
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.


Exiting... (End of file)
kristijan@neo:~/downloads$
That's a half descent msg I havent installed any drivers for my card though, everything seemed to run fine off a default install of Slackware 9.1 and KDE so I let it be. I have an ATi Raddeon 9700 Pro. Any recommendations?
 
Old 02-07-2004, 12:31 PM   #5
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Code:
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
have you read that bit? you can see as you follow down, mplayer has to resort to X11 ouput, which is why you get the small screen. IF IF IF you can not get xv working (that's the good solution) add -zoom to your mplayer options (that's the last resort solution).
 
Old 02-07-2004, 01:07 PM   #6
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Originally posted by acid_kewpie
[code] IF IF IF you can not get xv working (that's the good solution) add -zoom to your mplayer options (that's the last resort solution).
I just installed my NVIDIA dirvers and tried the command line options discussed earlier(mplayer -vo xv).
i can go to full screen using this.however i was wondering why i cannot go to full screen using the GUI(gmplayer)..i like using the gui to the command line(i know not a very linux thing to say...but believe me...i only do this for videos) so could someone please enlighten me on this.
also how do i plz dvd's through the command line?
thanks
 
Old 02-07-2004, 01:26 PM   #7
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it's presumably just a gui option to zoom with x11 somewhere.... you know i've been using mplayer for 2 years and i've still never once used the GUI....

as for dvd's.. mplayer dvd://1 (please read the docs for all this basic info)
 
Old 02-07-2004, 01:31 PM   #8
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Originally posted by acid_kewpie
as for dvd's.. mplayer dvd://1 (please read the docs for all this basic info)
I know...i am just lazy like that....sometimes.newayz thanks for the reply and i will make sure to read the docs next time.
 
Old 02-07-2004, 01:42 PM   #9
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lazy... that's a bizarre version of lazy.... you type out a whole sentence and wait a while for an answer, instead of typing in just "man mplayer" and getting the answer in 5 seconds? more effort for less results....
 
Old 02-07-2004, 01:44 PM   #10
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haha....i'm like that.
 
  


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