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Re: I8K and DVD Fullscreen/tuxracer

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  • don@hawktech.net
    Got the GeForce today the item # is 4D597, and it came to 215.42$ including shipping. The ATI 32M item # is 928UX and it comes to 193.77$ Finally a laptop you
    Message 1 of 11 , May 29, 2001
      Got the GeForce today the item # is 4D597, and it came to 215.42$
      including shipping.

      The ATI 32M item # is 928UX and it comes to 193.77$

      Finally a laptop you can upgrade!

      P.S. the 1000Mhz processor is 667.00 +shipping, (I'll Wait!)



      --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., don@h... wrote:
      > P.S. Reinstalled to get DRI working again, and was working to get
      > DVD/Full screen working, here's what I found out, xine 4.x won't
      work
      > with fullscreen and dri, but 3.7 does using the rpm's from the gabe
      > site. 3.7 seems to be a bit flakey compared to 4.x, but it works
      for
      > me.
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., don@h... wrote:
      > > around 194.00 inc. shipping, I'll let you know how much exactly,
      > when
      > > It gets here. They have real good instructions on the dell site
      on
      > > how to disasemble your laptop............Hmmmmmmmmmm........Xtra
      > > pieces!
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., Stephen Lau <slau@u...> wrote:
      > > > Really... they sold it to you separately? How much was it?
      > > >
      > > > -steve
      > > >
      > > > On Sun, May 20, 2001 at 01:17:09PM -0000, don@h... wrote:
      > > > > Got it. But it broke dri. This may explain why you can't run
      > > tuxracer.
      > > > > Try this, after you startx go to a terminal and do "lsmod"
      look
      > > for
      > > > > agpgart and r128. if they aren't there, exit x and
      do "modprobe
      > > > > agpgart" then "modprobe r128" startx (mine bombs out
      with "This
      > > should
      > > > > not happen! An unresolved function was called!) I think the
      > GATOS
      > > > > replaces the r128 driver. If it does error out all you have
      to
      > do
      > > to
      > > > > get x back is "modprobe -r r128" then "modprobe -r agpgart"
      > then x
      > > > > will work again. So far I haven't figured out how to get dri
      > > working
      > > > > again, but I have dvd fullscreen, and without dri loaded
      > suspend
      > > to
      > > > > memory works. All this is probably moot as I ordered the
      > > GeForce2Go
      > > > > board from dell, should be here Wed. I was surprised that
      they
      > > would
      > > > > sell it separately.
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., Stephen Lau <slau@u...> wrote:
      > > > > > Hi Don,
      > > > > > I click on the little icon that looks like a square
      > nested
      > > > > > within another square (right under the Exit button that
      looks
      > > like
      > > > > an X
      > > > > > in the top-right of the control panel). This brings it to
      > > > > full-screen
      > > > > > mode. I've attached the output I get when I run xine below.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Note, I couldn't get Xv hardware acceleration working
      > at
      > > first,
      > > > > > so I went to the GATOS webpage
      > > (http://www.linuxvideo.org/gatos) and
      > > > > > downloaded the ati.2 binary package, installed those
      drivers
      > > for X
      > > > > 4.0.3
      > > > > > (they are newer drivers that enable Xv hardware accel.),
      and
      > > now I
      > > > > get
      > > > > > Xv hardware acceleration (type xvinfo to see the info on
      > it).
      > > Also,
      > > > > I
      > > > > > linked my DVD to a raw block device for better access to
      the
      > > DVD:
      > > > > > raw /dev/raw/raw1 /dev/hdb
      > > > > > ln -s /dev/raw/raw1 /dev/rdvd
      > > > > > Obviously, /dev/hdb is my DVD drive. That improved speed
      > > somewhat.
      > > > > > Lastly, I compiled in MTRR support in my kernel, which
      > improved
      > > > > > framerates and reduced jerkiness/flashes.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I've been fooling around with both xine, and omi_gtk - and
      > now
      > > I get
      > > > > > almost flawless playback now, which is pretty sweet. :)
      > > > > >
      > > > > > -steve
      > > > > >
      > > > > > [steve@ceylon steve]$ xine
      > > > > > This is xine - a free video player v0.4.2
      > > > > > (c) 2000, 2001 by G. Bartsch and the xine project team
      > > > > > Allocating 2000 buffers of 4096 bytes in one chunk
      (alignment
      > =
      > > > > 2048)
      > > > > > No extra demux plugins found in /usr/local/lib/xine/plugins
      > > > > > xine_init: demuxer initialized
      > > > > > found yuy2 format
      > > > > > found yv12 format
      > > > > > video_out_xv: using Xvideo port 46 for hw scaling
      > > > > > *** Settings:
      > > > > > HUE SATURATION BRIGHTNESS CONTRAST
      > > COLORKEY
      > > > > >
      > > > > > *****************
      > > > > > Using X Window System video extension for video output.
      > > > > > set_image_format_xv(): width=720, height=405, ratio=3
      > > > > > scaled picture size : 720 x 405 (corr_factor: 0.998985)
      > > > > > video_out_xv: reset_xv
      > > > > > Using MMXEXT for IDCT transform
      > > > > > Using MMXEXT for motion compensation
      > > > > > xine_init: video thread created
      > > > > > xine_init: SPU thread created
      > > > > > audio driver '(null)' init failed - no audio.
      > > > > > xine_init: audio thread created
      > > > > > input_dvd: hello from the libcss enabled plugin and all of
      the
      > > > > pixies
      > > > > > input plugin found :
      > > > > > /usr/local/lib/xine/plugins/input_dvd.so(input_dvd.so)
      > > > > > input plugin found :
      > > > > > /usr/local/lib/xine/plugins/input_file.so(input_file.so)
      > > > > > input plugin found :
      > > > > > /usr/local/lib/xine/plugins/input_net.so(input_net.so)
      > > > > > input plugin found :
      > > > > > /usr/local/lib/xine/plugins/input_stdin_fifo.so
      > > (input_stdin_fifo.so)
      > > > > > input plugin found :
      > > > > > /usr/local/lib/xine/plugins/input_vcd.so(input_vcd.so)
      > > > > > xine_init: plugins loaded
      > > > > > xine: could not connect to socket
      > > > > > xine: No such file or directory
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > On Sat, May 19, 2001 at 12:28:24AM -0000, don@h... wrote:
      > > > > > > could you post your XF86Config-4 and possibly the first
      15-
      > 20
      > > > > lines
      > > > > > > of the output from the startup of xine? mine doesn't
      > respond
      > > at
      > > > > all
      > > > > > > to f.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., Ryan <rnbqk2003@y...>
      wrote:
      > > > > > > > I have an i8k with Red Hat 7.1, X 4.03,and I use xine
      to
      > > play
      > > > > DVDs
      > > > > > > and
      > > > > > > > mplayer for avi/divx I can use full screen with both.
      I
      > > just
      > > > > > > press "f"
      > > > > > > > in xine to switch to full screen.
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > Ryan
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > ----------------------------------------------------------
      --
      > --
      > > > > > > Please post your X config files in the group links or
      > > database
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to
      > > > > http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
      > > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > --
      > > > > > stephen lau :: [slau@u...] :: www.whacked.net :: ucsd/cse
      grad
      > > > > student
      > > > > > "It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than
      to
      > > open
      > > > > one's mouth and remove all doubt."
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > --------------------------------------------------------------
      > > > > Please post your X config files in the group links or
      database
      > > > >
      > > > > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to
      > > http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > > --
      > > > stephen lau :: [slau@u...] :: www.whacked.net :: ucsd/cse grad
      > > student
      > > > "It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to
      open
      > > one's mouth and remove all doubt."
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