mplayer bktr playback performance

Stefan Ehmann shoesoft at
Sun Jul 1 18:00:21 UTC 2007

On Sunday 01 July 2007 17:04:49 Marcin Simonides wrote:
> I'm trying to use mplayer for TV playback using a bktr driver but it
> displays about 1 frame per second. I remember using it with the same
> card about two years ago and there were no problems.
> CPU usage is low, even though it's not a fast computer. The video
> output uses Xv. I'm using FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE with port versions from
> the time of release.
> I'd like to know whether any of you are using mplayer successfully
> for TV playback?

It works for me on 6.2-RELEASE, latest mplayer from ports.

I don't have anything fancy on the command line:
mplayer -tv driver=bsdbt848:input=1:chanlist=europe-west tv://


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