Thread: mplayer vdpau
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Old 01-28-09, 06:30 AM   #652
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Default Re: mplayer vdpau

Hi. I just installed driver 180.25 (64 bits version to go with my Ubuntu 64) + that lovely latest patched mplayer on my system
(Asus P5N7A-VM with geforce3000 chipset + Intel dual core E5200)
Good news are cpu is indeed taking the backseat and lets the gpu do the job
Bad news are : it's not working more than some seconds (15 to 40...) regardless of the source (tried half a dozen 720p and one hdlite (1440*1080) tvsource, all h264)
needless to say the same mplayer without vdpau codec (-vc ) runs the same files without problem.

when it crashes, I often see that error on terminal
Error 2 at libvo/vo_vdpau.c:1052: 0.000 0/ 0 2% 0% 0.3% 4 0

sometimes I can't even check terminal error msgs as the crash just...hangs the system and I have to reset the computer...

If someone has an idea ...
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