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[directfb-users] Re: [MPlayer-dev-eng] matrox 550 tv out and mplayer problem

On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 11:17:46PM -0500, Neil Radisch wrote:
> If I specify no ratio, or use monitoraspect I get no picture for many disks.
> The real wierd thing is when I specify -aspect 4:3, I see this in the
> verbose logs

What do you see without any options?

> Movie-Aspect is 1.33:1 - prescaling to correct movie aspect.
> VO Config (720x480->720x540,flags=0,'MPlayer',0x32315659)
> VO: [dfbmga] 720x480 => 720x540 Planar YV12
> ----
> what's with the 720x480=>720x540 line????
> If I specify -aspect 1.5 I get 720x480=>720x480 instead.

This is mplayer's prescaling code. It always wants to upscale instead of
downscale and it doesn't know that our screen size is limited to 720x480.
Something in the rest of the aspect code doesn't like this and you end up
with a black screen. -xy 720 should fix this if the prescaling code makes
the width too big but I'm not sure there's any way to fix it if the height
is too big.

Ville Syrjälä

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