[CentOS] Mplayer and VDPAU

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at duke.edu
Wed Jan 6 20:06:39 UTC 2010


On Wed, 6 Jan 2010 at 3:01pm, fred smith wrote

> I've looked on the mplayer web site and it says you can use vdpau, but it
> doesn't say HOW. Would that be with something like "-vo vdpau" ??

I have the following in ~/.mplayer/config:

vo=vdpau
vc=ffmpeg12vdpau,ffh264vdpau,ffvc1vdpau,ffwmv3vdpau,

It forces mplayer to try the vdpau accelerated codecs first and then, if 
none of them work, to select a non-vdpau one that does.

Whether or not that's the *best* way, I don't know, but it does work.

-- 
Joshua Baker-LePain
QB3 Shared Cluster Sysadmin
UCSF


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