well, i guess it's time to ask.....
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Thu Aug 19 20:05:51 UTC 2010
On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 11:54:53AM -0700, Gary Kline wrote:
> i am not planning on watching a movie that is on a DVD-RW but
> via [say] kmplayer via video stream. and rather than the std
> 'movie-length' of 120 minutes, an hour or less streamed by PBS.
> with my 2.4ghz Dell loaded at its usual 0.25 - 0.4, and using
> kmplayer or vlc, the video is jerky or hangs for several seconds.
A 2.4 GHz machine with a decent grahics card should have no problem with
displaying full screen video, if you are using the XVideo extension. For
mplayer try '-vo xv' on the mplayer command line, or put 'vo=xv' in
~/.mplayer/config. For VLC choose tools->preferences, and in the dialog window
check "Accelerated video output" in the "Video" tab.
It sounds more like a network issue. (you can confirm that if you can play
files from a local disk without hiccups) Maybe increasing the buffering might
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