bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Aug 29 07:52:56 PDT 2013
Markku Pesonen wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> I also found:
>> where it says: To actually use a VDPAU device, you need
>> a vendor-specific implementation library. Currently, this is always
>> libvdpau_nvidia. You can override the driver name by setting the
>> VDPAU_DRIVER environment variable.
>> My video is "NVIDIA Corporation NV37GL [Quadro PCI-E Series]", but it
>> does noot seem that libvdpau is doing anything for me. Should this be
>> removed from the book? Or, perhaps a note saying it is only useful in
>> conjunction with the proprietary nvidia drivers?
> I've successfully used mplayer+libvdpau+nouveau combination.
> When libvdpau is built before Mesa, you should get
> /usr/lib/vdpau/libvdpau_nouveau.so, which libvdpau should use instead of
> the default proprietary libvdpau_nvidia.so.
> Hardware video decoding is still work in progress for nouveau, see
> http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/ for details.
Indeed, when I went back and rebuilt Mesalib after libvdpau, the library
libvdpau_nouveau.so was built. I did need to set export
VDPAU_DRIVER=nouveau to get it to be recognized.
However, I still got an error:
[vdpau] Error when calling vdp_device_create_x11: 23
The above may be because I am running mplayer over an ssh connection.
Going directly to the system, the error is a little more serious:
MPlayer interrupted by signal 11 in module: decode video
- MPlayer crashed by bad usage of CPU/FPU/RAM.
Recompile MPlayer with --enable-debug and make a 'gdb' backtrace and
disassembly. Details in
- MPlayer crashed. This shouldn't happen.
It can be a bug in the MPlayer code _or_ in your drivers _or_ in your
gcc version. If you think it's MPlayer's fault, please read
DOCS/HTML/en/bugreports.html and follow the instructions there. We
won't help unless you provide this information when reporting a
Inconsistency detected by ld.so: dl-close.c: 771: _dl_close: Assertion
I don't think this is an error in mplayer. It may be a HW/driver issue
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