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quintar_51 10-19-2003 02:46 PM

all movies play in black and white
 
I'm using mandrake 9.1 and every movie I watch is always in black and white.

At first I only used XINE to play movies, but this goes for Kabudle as well. In windows, all movies are in full colour. Is there a settings I have to change somewhere?:scratch:

please help!

Thanks

:newbie:

acid_kewpie 10-19-2003 06:27 PM

may well be a flaw in the graphics card driver you are using... try using a different video output. what are you using at the moment? have you tried a decent player like http://mplayerhq.hu?

quintar_51 10-19-2003 07:07 PM

I managed to fix the problem by going into XINE and changing the output driver from 'AUTO' to something else. I just tried the first one in the list, 'AADXR3', and that worked.

Thanks for the help!
:D

quintar_51 10-20-2003 05:31 AM

Problem came back!
 
:mad:

Right after I posted that 'solution', I rebooted and when I tried playing the movies again, guess what? black and white again!

The output driver hasn't changed. I tried changing it again but this time it didn't work. I'll try downloading that MPlayer program and hope that works for me.

:scratch:

skinny_p 10-20-2003 06:24 AM

try this
rename .xine and run xine, it will start with default setup

quintar_51 10-20-2003 07:58 AM

Should I rename it to something specific? or anything will do?

skinny_p 10-20-2003 09:50 AM

no care =)
.xine01 for example or copy and paste to tmp directory just remore this directory to let xine create a new one.


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