[mythtv-users] MythDVD woes (mplayer vs xine)

Jeff Wormsley daworm at comcast.net
Sun Mar 6 02:57:02 UTC 2005

Robert Tsai wrote:

>On Sat, Mar 05, 2005 at 06:33:17PM +0000, Richard Holroyd wrote:
>>Not being satisfied with the lack of dvd menu support in mplayer I
>>opted to apt-get xine and integrate it as the replacement player for
>>dvds in Myth. However, unlike with mplayer which appeared seamlessly
>>when loading, xine kicks back to the desktop whilst loading before
>>jumping into full screen mode. Is this a problem that everyone
>>experiences with using it as an alternative??
>Do --no-splash and/or --no-logo not do the trick for you (see "xine
I see the same thing.  What happens is that you see Xine load as a 
window briefly before going full screen. It is mildly annoying, and not 
very polished looking, but certainly not a show-stopper.


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