video playback on ATI Rage 3D Pro
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Fri Jan 6 12:39:41 PST 2006
On 1/4/06, Dexter Filmore <Dexter.Filmore at gmx.de> wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Dec 2005 23:09:56 -0500
> Felix Kühling <fxkuehl at gmx.de> wrote:
> > Am Samstag, den 17.12.2005, 19:20 +0100 schrieb Dexter Filmore:
> > > Hm, I just tried xine with Xshm for fun. *That* looks proper, but eats CPU
> > > cycles like popcorn. So I guess I'll have to upgrade the card.
> > Xshm means scaling in software. The only difference to standard X11 is
> > that it communicates with the server through shared memory, which
> > reduces memory copying overhead. What you really want is Xv.
> I know - but Xv looks horrible, and I can't figure why.
the overlay on the mach64 was not exactly stellar...
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