[Techtalk] xine drops too many frames

Wim De Smet kromagg at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 20:43:14 EST 2005

On 7/24/05, Nneoma <nneoma at chemeng.uct.ac.za> wrote:
> Hi Mike
> I did as u suggested with the results
> root at blubox:~# hdparm -d1 /dev/dvd
> /dev/dvd:
>  setting using_dma to 1 (on)
>  HDIO_SET_DMA failed: Invalid argument
> However, I am trying to watch an avi file that is saved to my harddisk.
> hdparm /dev/hda gives
> <snip>
>  using_dma    =  1 (on)
> <snip>
> The video output is still slow (kinda choppy)
> Thanks
> Nneoma

I've had similar problems with xine. Try going into the options,
enable the advanced options and look for the video output driver.
Changing this might help, though I think something might just have
broken in xine too.


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