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Old 08-27-2003, 10:06 AM   #1
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video viewing problems

Hi to all,

I would like to know if someone has come through the following problem, and has been able to solve it.

Whenever I try to play a dvd movie with xine or ogle I get a blue bar
which divides the image. The same happens when I try to play an mgeg or an avi with xine or mplayer from the cd or from the hard disk.

I'm running RedHat 9 in an Acer Travelmate 612 laptop which has an Intel 82815 graphics controller. The driver I'm using is i810.

Any help will be greatly appreciated!

Thanks a lot.
Old 08-27-2003, 01:28 PM   #2
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I strongly suggest you look at using Mplayer:

It's a much better player over all, and includes some tools for DVD playback that Xine and Ogle don't have. It also is an easier way to diagnose problems because of it's verbose feedback.

Check around the board for info on installing/setting up Mplayer, it's a great tool to add to any video collection.

Old 09-03-2003, 04:06 AM   #3
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Thank you for your advice!

Anyway, I found out that my problem was beein caused by a XFree86 bug (

I hope this hels anyone facing the same problem!
Old 12-30-2003, 03:42 AM   #4
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tonilico, hi. i have the same problem as well, i use a mdk 9.2 download version on a dell 2500 inspiron. how does one apply the patch? i got it but i dont know how to apply it. i tried getting a new X server but ended up crapping my install when trying to apply it.

can you pls give me detailed steps on how to use it?
this has frustrated me for months, i want to stop using Micro$haft completely!!!

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Anyone solved this? I have an ATI Radeon 900 pro video card and i am having the same problem as u! What is goin' on?
Old 11-29-2004, 05:08 PM   #6
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I had the same problem in Xine. I just opend Xine, then opend it again leaving two xines open. The second one works fine. Just close the first. Hope this helps though its a bit guy having to do this


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