[MPlayer-users] video does not scale to fullscreen with -vo xv

Andy Furniss adf.lists at gmail.com
Sun Mar 6 13:38:18 CET 2016

Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 06, 2016 at 12:13:52PM +0000, Andy Furniss wrote:
>> Reimar Döffinger wrote:
>>> On Sun, Mar 06, 2016 at 11:53:56AM +0000, Andy Furniss wrote:
>>>> I know there are vaapi patches for mplayer - it would be good if they
>>>> could be fixed. Since the thread on devel stopped I have retested (AMD)
>>>> several times in the hope that I could declare working, but no luck.
>>> By this I conclude you are using the binary drivers??
>> No, I am opensource, mesa + AMD can now use vaapi and it works
>> with mpv - but it crashed with the patch.
> That is either very new, or via wrapper, judging by e.g.

It's newish

> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/VA-API

"This article or section needs expansion.

Reason: This revision contained some information about libva-mesa-driver
and LIBVA_DRIVER_NAME=gallium, which should be added here"

> Either way it doesn't seem like a great idea, especially
> when you on top of all get fewer features.

I don't know their motivation.

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