[MPlayer-dev-eng] update help/help_mp-en.h ?

compn tempn at twmi.rr.com
Wed Jan 19 14:45:21 CET 2005

#define MSGTR_SystemTooSlow "\n\n"\
"           ************************************************\n"\
"           **** Your system is too SLOW to play this!  ****\n"\
"           ************************************************\n\n"\
"Possible reasons, problems, workarounds:\n"\
"- Most common: broken/buggy _audio_ driver\n"\
"  - Try -ao sdl or use the OSS emulation of ALSA.\n"\
"  - Experiment with different values for -autosync, 30 is a good start.\n"\
"- Slow video output\n"\
"  - Try a different -vo driver (-vo help for a list) or try -framedrop!\n"\
"- Slow CPU\n"\
"  - Don't try to play a big DVD/DivX on a slow CPU! Try -hardframedrop.\n"\

how about Try -vf field=0 or -nodouble or -lavdopts lowres=1

"- Broken file\n"\
"  - Try various combinations of -nobps -ni -forceidx -mc 0.\n"\
"- Slow media (NFS/SMB mounts, DVD, VCD etc)\n"\
"  - Try -cache 8192.\n"\
"- Are you using -cache to play a non-interleaved AVI file?\n"\
"  - Try -nocache.\n"\
"Read DOCS/HTML/en/video.html for tuning/speedup tips.\n"\
"If none of this helps you, read DOCS/HTML/en/bugreports.html.\n\n"

would it be smart to list the ao/vo that get the best speed results?
e.g. -ao oss and -ao alsa are usually faster than  esound arts etc.
and -vo xv is best for most video cards on linux

should -hardframedrop be removed from here? it seems to cause problems
also -nodouble because -double is default now and its usually only
useful for tearing/subtitle flicker, while causing a little cpu usage.


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