Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: hiccups/pauses on 8100
- On Sun, 2002-07-21 at 18:11, scottseagroves wrote:
>I have an i8200 that had these same symptoms. I enabled dma, shutdown
> The original poster noted these pauses in other, non-DVD
> video-intensive activities. I don't have any experience with that,
> but I have enabled DMA on my DVD drive. Yet the DVD playback is still
> a little bit more choppy than in WinXP (ugh). So what's the secret?
> Is there an acceleration option somewhere for the NVIDIA drivers
> that's crucial to getting this to work well? Any ideas other than DMA?
> Of course some of it is in the software --- with identical setups I
> found xine to be less choppy than ogle, which is a shame because I
> like ogle's navigation through the DVD chapters to be much better.
> So what's the secret to perfect DVD viewing? This remains the one
> thing I have a WinXP partition for ... :)
all kinds of daemons, tried a ton of different things and couldn't get
the choppiness out. I was using mplayer that I home compiled and I
didn't have any dropped frames. I installed xine from debian unstable,
and finally the video is not choppy anymore. Before, I tried xine from
woody, but it was choppy. Here are the relevant packages:
The above packages do not provide dvd decryption.
All of the above are not hand compiled, but instead from debian unstable
and they appear to work well. Take this with a small grain of salt
however because I have been unable to test the same dvd's that were
choppy before-- but the one's I have tested since installing xine have
not been choppy.
I have a 1.6Ghz, i8200 with nvidia geforce2 go 32mb using xfree86 4.1.0
and nvidia drivers without agp and with the apm patches.
Hope this helps.
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