[packman] MPlayer compilation

Chris Arnold carnold at electrichendrix.com
Wed Sep 5 02:18:42 CEST 2007

Manfred Tremmel wrote:
> There's no special support necessary. There are a lot of output plugins 
> in MPlayer (and other video players). Try another, if the selected 
> default dosen't work ('mplayer -vo help' will show you the list
Here is mplayer -vo help
MPlayer dev-SVN-rUNKNOWN-4.1.2 (C) 2000-2007 MPlayer Team
CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.40GHz (Family: 15, Model: 2, Stepping: 9)
CPUflags: MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 1
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 SSE SSE2
Available video output drivers:
fbdev Framebuffer Device
fbdev2 Framebuffer Device
directfb Direct Framebuffer Device
dfbmga DirectFB / Matrox G200/G400/G450/G550
cvidix console VIDIX
null Null video output
mpegpes Mpeg-PES to DVB card
yuv4mpeg yuv4mpeg output for mjpegtools
tga Targa output
md5sum md5sum of each frame

I think this "desktop effects" uses directfb.
2 things: 1)how do i tell what i am using now?
2)how do i change to something different?

Thanks for the help Manfred.

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