Vulpes Velox kitlists at
Tue Jun 10 14:46:37 PDT 2003

On Tue, 10 Jun 2003 19:39:24 +0200
Dick Hoogendijk <dick at> wrote:

> I thought I'd install the mplayer port plus the mplayer-skins and have
> fun playing my DivX or Quicktime movies. ** wrong **
> Running a GENERICS kernel mplayer complains about having to recompile
> the kernel w/ some extra options. I can't seem to find these
> instructions in the dox though, so I'll reluctantly ask you:
> What do I need to succesfully run mplayer. I mean: which port(s) and
> which kernel options need be set?
> An info page on FreeBSD and mplayer is also welcome ;-)
> -- 
> dick -- -- PGP/GnuPG key: F86289CE
> ++ Running FreeBSD 4.8 ++ Debian GNU/Linux (Woody)
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iirc it is
options         USER_LDT
that mplayer needs...

BTW take the time to mess with /etc/make.conf and recompile X. That will give a boost in speed. Then take a bit of time to learn how to make a kernel config and check that out. From my experience it has been worth it.

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