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Mplayer HX vs DGJPP | MPXPLAY | C99 | WATCOM vs DGJPP | sou (DOSX)

posted by travolter(R), 25.02.2011, 14:42

> > I found your svgalib version and its working.. but at moment VESA
> continue
> > being faster than svgalib.
>
> I really doubt that VESA is faster than svgalib's accelerated Neomagic
> driver. Are you sure that you have a rightly configured libvga.cfg? Even
> svgalib's VESA driver is as fast as -vo VESA, as I could see on all my
> systems (and in fact it can't be otherwise).
Yes its configured OK.. when Mplayer loads it shows that is using vgalib neomagic driver. I can notice more fps in vesa mode. I did lot of test yesterday/today.. my computer 166mmx is not enough to play certain videos.. but using vesa I can get more fps than using vgalib

the reason is that vgalib version load a scale filter before play the video ,... and Vesa mode not..

> > I notice that svgalib version load automatically the Scale filter of
> > mplayer to get correct colorspaces.. and that comsume precious cpu
> cycles
> > ;/
>
> I don't understand at all what you mean.
>
in the console of mplayer the info says that vf scale filter is loaded to find correct colorspace before play the video and do some colorspace transformation. This filter is not loaded when you use vesa.
(vesa is using always yv12 mode here)


> > QV has options for hardware scaler and software scaler...
> > Its posible enable hardware scaler in Mplayer?
>
> The vidix video output supports hardware scaling. Neither -vo vesa, nor -vo
> svga are real solutions for mplayer. I added svgalib support because it
> provides hardware accelerated blitting for some older video cards, so it
> should be faster than -vo vesa with those cards.

oh I see. A pity that vidix is not available for my neomagic card (mine is a rare card)
Well I think that Ill continue using QV for avi and flv/wmv etc with your mplayer vesa.
Thanks for all the help and support pal ;)

 

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