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Old 11-27-07, 11:41 AM   #3
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Default Re: 169.04 video resizing problem with compiz

It seems to me that what you're having is the old, known "out of vram" problem.
You can try this little trick here:
It should decrease video memory consumption with mplayer's XV vo driver.
It has few other advantages as well :-)

I saw in your bug report that you're using Gentoo there, so here you go:
An ebuild for MPlayer svn, shich includes the patch mentioned above and also sports the coolest vo driver you'll ever see - matrixview!
Everything goes to media-video category.

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