[linux-dvb] slow mplayer with DVB

Nico Sabbi nicola_sabbi at fastwebnet.it
Sat Jun 10 19:54:37 CEST 2006


Stone wrote:

>
>
> On 6/10/06, *vindex+lists-linux-dvb at apartia.org 
> <mailto:vindex+lists-linux-dvb at apartia.org>* < 
> vindex+lists-linux-dvb at apartia.org 
> <mailto:vindex+lists-linux-dvb at apartia.org>> wrote:
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>     Hello,
>
>     I am using debian sid with mplayer 1.0-pre7cvs20060430-0.0 and kernel
>     2.6.16.
>
>     Lately mplayer has become unusable for DVB-T viewing: video lags sound
>     and becomes badly desynched quickly. On the other hand, xine and vlc
>     work fine with the same dvb:// URLs.
>
>     It seems the problem apppeared sine I upgraded X to 7.x, but I'm not
>     sure.
>
>     Has anyone noticed this?
>
>
>
> Try lowering the -cache in mplayers options.
>
> BG.
>

and make sure you are using xv or xvidix as video_out, or x11 may slow 
down playback



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