[ILUG] finally perfect DVD in linux.
stephane at antefacto.com
Thu Jan 10 11:55:18 GMT 2002
try out vlc : http://www.videolan.org under the users section
On Thu, 2002-01-10 at 11:57, Gavin McCullagh wrote:
> Well, perhaps not perfect, but if it drops a frame it's every ten minutes
> or more.
> I still had a problem on my P2 400MHz with some number of frames being
> dropped say a few in each 200. Watchable, but irritating.
> Anyway Nick mentioned Ogle and I was having a look puurely out of
> interest with no intent to try using it (AFAIK you need hardware acceleration
> for a system of this speed).
> Glancing at the FAQ:
> 31. Playback is choppy. What can I do?
> Check with hdparm if you have enabled the DMA of DVD-drive.
> I feel mildly stupid not to have thought of this. But anyway, this
> was the final problem. Now Windows and linux play DVDs with equivalent
> quality. Now all I need is my ATI All In Wonder Video output to be
> supported in X and I can hook it up to the tv.
> It does surprise me that none of the other docs I've seen mention
> this as a potential problem. After all, how many people actually use
> hdparm? I also managed to triple the throughput of my Hard Disk which is
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