Originally Posted by oldcpu
OK, I finally was able to get some time on this.
Further to this I tested the same video on same PC with same 8400GS graphic card, using:
mplayer -vo vdpau -vc ffh264vdpau video.mp4
where freeze problem occurs.
I also tested it under
mplayer -vo vdpau -vc ffh264 video.mp4
where freeze problem occurs in both cases (and video lags audio significantly)
with no freeze problem, but video lags audio signficantly
were video.mp4 is the Serenity video noted above in a previous post.