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Re: Playing DVDs on Debian

On Wed, 2004-07-07 at 13:30, Adam Done wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-07-07 at 10:16, Guido Guenther wrote: 
> > On Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 09:57:19AM -0700, Adam wrote:
> > > I installed the mplayer-G4 version.  It works but is very very choppy
> > > and sounds has a repeating nick to the sound.  Now I can also use ogle
> > > but it too is very choppy.  Is there a way to watch without the
> > > jerkyness?
> > I'm playing DVDs without problem with that package, what kind of machine
> > is that, again? You're using oss for ao? Did you add autosync=30 to your
> > mplayer configuration? Are you using xv as vo?
> > Cheers,
> >  -- Guido
> I am using a 400mHz G4 with a 800mHz processor on a 22" Apple orignal
> flatpanel monitor.
> vo=x11  
> I tried other vo settings but this was the only one which does not
> freez up mplayer
> ao=alsa1x
> I also put autosync=38 and still it acts the same... it is like it is
> playing soooooooo slow

Do you have dri working on this computer?  Check with glxinfo (Should
say in the third line)  If DRI is not on that could explain why it's
very choppy.

Is liba52-0.7.4 installed to handle the 5.2/5.1 sound?


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