[PlanetCCRMA] DVD playback not fluent

Steven Yi kunstmusik@hotmail.com
Wed Apr 9 18:06:01 2003

I've recently went through an upgrade of mandrake and other things and all 
of the dvd players I tried had become jumpy even though they worked before.  
What ended up fixing it for me was making sure the dvd drive had DMA enabled 
via hdparm.  After doing that, I returned to nice fluid video.

good luck!

> > when i play a movie with MPLAYER, i get dropped frames as well as
> > what appears as 20x20 pixel checkerboard 'blocks' on the screen,
> > filled with very coarse imaging. its clearly not keeping up with
> > decoding or so. i tried playing around with the settings, but with no
> > luck.

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