[mythtv-users] solution to mplayer foreground issue
wr0ngers at gmail.com
Sat Jun 25 04:04:34 UTC 2005
I was having an issue with mplayer where when I used it to play a DVD,
only the top half of the screen would get blacked out, leaving the dvd
playing between a black bar on top and the mythfrontend screen on the
The solution that fixed this for me was to specify the "-fstype none"
flag (seems to be a know problem with KDE -
Thus my full command line for playing dvds now looks like "mplayer
dvd:// -dvd-device /dev/dvd -fstype none -fs -zoom -vo xv"
Hope this helps someone else - anyone else with foreground/fullscreen
issues should give this a try.
w r 0 n g e r s a t g m a i l d o t c o m
More information about the mythtv-users