Re: WMV file still doesn't play and now some packages broke
Roberto Sanchez <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I installed a bunch of the development packages before compiling mplayer. Here
> is the output from 'mplayer -vo help'. Asterisks indicate the options that
> produced actual output with video and sound and all that. The others either
> did not work or were not appropriate (like GIF/PNG/etc.). I think the most
> unusual thing is that the xv output did not work, especially since this problem
> did not happen until after I upgraded from testing to unstable last week. Any
> Available video output drivers:
> xv X11/Xv
xv is both the best output format and also one of the hardest to get
working. Generally to get this to work you need a recent video card
(probably agp, definitely pci), and a well configured X (using DRI,
debian usually sets this up automatically nowadays).
The great part about xv is that you can make the video fullscreen
without putting much strain on your cpu.
> **** x11 X11 ( XImage/Shm )
This is fine as long as you don't need to make movies fullscreen. If
you do I would advise you to switch down to a lower resolution
(ctrl-alt-+/-). As long as you have a decent cpu even that shouldn't
be a problem.
> **** gl X11 (OpenGL)
> **** gl2 X11 (OpenGL) - multiple textures version
Somewhat between x11 and xv.
> **** dga DGA ( Direct Graphic Access V2.0 )
Ok but requires root.
> ggi General Graphics Interface (GGI) output
> fbdev Framebuffer Device
needs kernel with fbdev, and requires root
> **** svga SVGAlib
> **** aa AAlib
tons of fun
> png PNG file
> jpeg JPEG file
> gif89a animated GIF output
output to files, this can get quite large and ugly
> null Null video output
> **** vesa VESA VBE 2.0 video output
> xvidix X11 (VIDIX)
sometimes works sometimes doesn't, highly dependent on what card you