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Re: [SLE] [OT] MPlayer : Painfull DVD playback.
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: 06 May 2003 15:42:03 +0200
  • Message-id: <1052228523.5940.18.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2003-05-06 at 14:59, Clifford Okoro wrote:
> Yeah i know i should/can post this to the MPlayer list but i thought
> since we have both Mplayer and Suse users in one place why not ask em.
> So here I am.
> I'm running the latest stable release of MPlayer (compiled on my machine
> with ALSA sound as well as some other options) and I'm struggling with
> DVD playback. Yes the DVD is ruunning from the Drive. I'm running Nvidia
> GeForce 2 with the drivers installed from NVidia's site. Machine is a
> 900MHz Athlon with 500 Meg ram.
> With a machine like this should I *really* be struggling with DVD
> playback?
> What could be causing the slow down. By 'slow down' i mean frames are
> being dropped badly. I've tried the 'cache' options as well as
> 'hardframedrop' but no show. it's so bad MPlayer pops up with a popup
> suggesting options which i've tried but to no avail.

You don't mention it, so I have to ask: is DMA enabled on your DVD

Also, what output plugin are you using? -vo xv is probably a good idea

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