Re: fullscreen video playback
On Mon, 23 Oct 2000, matt garman wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 23, 2000 at 10:42:03PM -0200, Henrique M Holschuh wrote:
> > On Mon, 23 Oct 2000, email@example.com wrote:
> > > without proper video acceleration in X this is not
> > > possible/reccomended. try using the double option in mpegtv and you'll see
> > Well, if you define a videomode closer to the resolution of the video you're
> > playing, SDL fullscreen mode should switch the Xserver to that mode, I think.
> > This is obviously not even close to a good hardware-based scale-and-dirther
> > solution, but at least the movies will not be played in a small rectangle
> > with huge black borders anymore :-)
> On a local newsgroup, someone said I need the "dbe" module loaded in order
> to let SDL to video mode switching. What package provides the dbe module?
> I'm running Debian 2.2, with the xfree 3.3.6 package. I can't find any
> relevant dbe files on my system. In fact, I don't even have the directory
> /usr/X11R6/lib/modules on my computer.
Well, SC3000 did that for me, under xf 3.3.6 and SDL in its default (debian)
configuration. The only thing I did was to provide the proper videomodes (as
in I can select them using Ctrl+Alt++ and Ctrl+Alt+-). I don't even know
what a dbe module is :-)
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