[compiz] Video plugin and patched MPlayer

Travis Watkins amaranth at ubuntu.com
Sun Oct 14 04:03:39 PDT 2007

On 10/13/07, jayan cabatuan <jcabatuan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey guys,
> I managed to patch mplayer and Xgl to use the video plugin. The video
> plays but the window is just white. I can see the silhouette of the
> people in the video when I make it transparent.
> Do you guys have any idea? Am I missing a step? Can anyone shed any
> light on my situation? Thanks.
> Here is the output:
> [bijoux at angelface ~]$ /opt/bin/mplayer -v
> Videos/Jordan/Michael.Jordan.-.Ultimate.Jordan.avi | grep compiz
> mplayer: could not connect to socket
> mplayer: No such file or directory
> Failed to open LIRC support. You will not be able to use your remote control.
> Xlib:  extension "XFree86-VidModeExtension" missing on display ":1.0".
> [xv] Detected wm supports compiz video.
> [AO OSS] audio_setup: Can't open audio device /dev/dsp: Device or resource busy
> [xv] using compiz composited yv12 output
> [xv] Detected wm supports compiz video.1 1208/1208  8%  1%  0.8% 0 0 49%
> [xv] using compiz composited yv12 output

Disable yv12 colorspace support in the video plugin.

Travis Watkins

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