terrible mplayer performance
neshort at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 14 22:13:40 UTC 2010
Ok. I'm stuck. Mplayer's performance is worse on this laptop than it is on my Toshiba running with a half-speed processor. I have attempted all the suggestions I can find re: getting the performance.
The video is slow - so it lags the audio by quite a bit. I keep getting "Your processor is too slow..." stuff.
What to do?
I built mplayer from ports (not package).
My computer is an HP Pavilion dv4
xorg.conf is set up to run the vesa driver. That's how X -configure set it up. I have no idea what graphics device is actually on this machine.
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FreeBSD 8.1-PRERELEASE #1: Mon Jun 7 10:53:01 MST 2010
neshort at carmen:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/CARMEN amd64
Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 0
CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 330 @ 2.13GHz (2127.92-MHz K8-class CPU)
Origin = "GenuineIntel" Id = 0x20652 Family = 6 Model = 25 Stepping = 2
TSC: P-state invariant
real memory = 4294967296 (4096 MB)
avail memory = 3892748288 (3712 MB)
ACPI APIC Table: <HPQOEM SLIC-MPC>
FreeBSD/SMP: Multiprocessor System Detected: 4 CPUs
FreeBSD/SMP: 1 package(s) x 2 core(s) x 2 SMT threads
cpu0 (BSP): APIC ID: 0
cpu1 (AP): APIC ID: 1
cpu2 (AP): APIC ID: 4
cpu3 (AP): APIC ID: 5
vgapci0: <VGA-compatible display> port 0x6050-0x6057 mem 0xd0000000-0xd03fffff,0xc0000000-0xcfffffff irq 16 at device 2.0 on pci0
agp0: <Intel Ironlake (M) SVGA controller> on vgapci0
agp0: detected 32764k stolen memory
agp0: aperture size is 256M
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