[CentOS] centos 5 with mplayer and xv driver - solved

Sun May 20 12:57:54 UTC 2007
Jerry Geis <geisj at pagestation.com>

>Hi all

>I am trying to get mplayer working on centos 5.
>On centos 4.X I just did a ./configure and make and make install for 
>mplayer.... Can use prepaged mplayer for other reasons.

>anyway, when I play a video I cannot get it to use the xv driver 
>(acceleated video).
>What package might I be missing or not installed to get the xv driver ???

>I am using the binary nvidia drivers (latest version).

>Thanks so much...


Not sure why the extmod was not being loaded on centos 5. however
after explicitly loading it in the modules section I now have the Xvideo (xv) driver working.

have a great day all!