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Re: xine

From: Rum <rumko@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 15 Sep 2004 07:40:51 GMT

On 2004-09-15, Rahul Siddharthan <rsidd@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Rum wrote:
>>installed xine and when i try to play something the sound does play normally,
>>but the video ... the window is green and nothing else :/
>>it doesnt complain about a missing codec or anything, what should i look for
>>to fix this?
> It could be XFree86/xorg (whatever you use) doesn't handle your video 
> card right.  Try not using the Xv extension (xine -V Xshm) -- playback
> will be jerky but you should get a picture.  Try also using mplayer
> or vlc -- if the problem is your video card, those won't work either.
> If you're using an oldish version of XFree86, try upgrading to xorg.  
> You can even try copying a recent linux binary module for your card into 
> /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/ (back up the existing one first.)
> Rahul

im using xorg, and using xine -V Xshm it plays ... but it doesnt seem to be
jerky at all, thx!

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