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How to make SIS741 video driver work in Puppy 3.01?
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MU


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PostPosted: Mon 26 Nov 2007, 06:10    Post_subject:  

did you try different video-out drivers?
In gxine you can set them in:
file - configure - preferences - advanced - video.

I can play a 1024x768 avi without problems in fullscreen-mode with sis 650 on a 1 Ghz Intel celeron.
Gxine uses automatic driver, in mplayer I use "xv".
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Vaklin

Joined: 08 Nov 2007
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PostPosted: Mon 26 Nov 2007, 16:13    Post_subject:  

Great! Blue was kicked out. Now is perfect black.
driver xv;
device.xv_autopaint_colorkey checked;
device.xv_colorkey to black;

Now only one "small" problem. Video output doesn't want to resize to full screen. output.disable_scaling is unchecked.
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PostPosted: Mon 26 Nov 2007, 16:26    Post_subject:  

gxine was known to have problems with fullscreen in the past, though I think this was fixed meanwhile.
It would however be a good idea to try mplayer, too.
Maybe that works also fullscreen with your card.
http://dotpups.de//dotpups/Multimedia/Mplayer-1.0rc1/

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PostPosted: Mon 26 Nov 2007, 18:50    Post_subject:  

I have good results with the vlc player.
Rich function set.
It can be found in the Puppy Software Installer (P.S.I.
Just search for vlc.

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PostPosted: Tue 27 Nov 2007, 02:07    Post_subject:  

I'm using xine. I should prepare my own skin for it. Is this possible in VLC?
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