[OT] Xv + xine/mplayer: bad movie aspect ratio?
michel at daenzer.net
Tue Dec 28 00:50:31 PST 2004
On Mon, 2004-12-27 at 18:15 +0000, Albrecht Dreß wrote:
> sorry for a somewhat off-topic question, but I think the most competent
> people are listening here...
It may not be OT at all.
> I used and old XFree 86 on a Mac G4 "Silver" with self-compiled xine and
> mplayer, both using the Xv output plugin, which worked perfectly. Now I
> upgraded to Yellowdog Linux 4, coming with a Xorg X11 pre-release (rpm's
> are named xorg-x11-0.0.6.6-0.0.2004_03_11.9.ydl.1). Since then, both
> mplayer and xine show a bad aspect ratio when using the Xv output plugin.
> The size of the output window is correct (e.g.720x412, so there shouldn't
> be mem overflows), but the movie looks much taller, and some part is
> Other plugins (like shm or opengl) show the right output aspect ratio. I
> even tried to recompile xine, but the problem is still there.
Sounds like there's a problem with the XVideo support in the X server.
What driver are you using for what card?
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