good news (play mplayer locally :)) Re: [OLPC-devel] Re: OLPC need
to do something on VGA speed :(
supat at supat.eu.org
supat at supat.eu.org
Sun Aug 6 23:30:56 EDT 2006
I did test mplayer on huge movies locally sucessfully :)
Firstly I mount -t nfs to huge movies on another machine.
Secondly I play directly
Both work under OLPC w/o problem.
I try gflashplayer /usb/agrstat09.swf
And memmory crash happen because /usb/agrstat09.swf will eat 338 MB RAM
But that was RAM limitted problem.
I can play it using firefox w/o sound w/o problem via internet.
On Sun, 6 Aug 2006, supat at supat.eu.org wrote:
> On Sat, 5 Aug 2006, Jordan Crouse wrote:
>> On 06/08/06 05:57 -0800, supat at supat.eu.org wrote:
>>> telnet 126.96.36.199 110
>>> login: zxc
>>> passwd: love4linux
>> That won't do me any good, since I can't see the display, no could I hear
>> any sound.
> That is to verify that I put in correctly amd driver and machine do have
> other correct environment.
>>> I am sure I did not do any thing wrong.
>>> OLPC do has problem on VGA with sound speed.
>> Please stop using the term VGA. VGA is not an issue here. And it
>> doesn't relate to "sound speed".
> In my sense, it was related.
> Because I compare it to my old pc (pentium 90) that has 32 MB RAM, fast s3,
> old SB16 ISA sound. But it can play huge .swf from browser w/o problem.
> Ofcause it has problem playing huge .mpg
> I have experiance slow VGA cannot play huge movies.
> In my diagnosis problems related to VGA, wireless and sound.
> w/o sound huge movies in .swf and .mpg play smoothly w/o problem.
> If OLPC cannot do the job that old pentium 90 can then how can we say to the
>>> w/o enable sound then huge .swf and .mpg can be played by mozilla w/o
>> Can you point us to the "huge" .mpg you are using?
> Huge .swf that will eat 338 MB RAM is on my first web:
> I used it to test OLPC
> Huge .mpg that I use to test Mplayer is:
> Most pc cannot play above two movies from the network browser.
> My old pc (pentium 90) can play http://supat.eu.org/ but not
>>> If I play OLPC with sound then in few minutes after playing huge .swf (338
>>> MB) then the network will crash. And I have to do follow command:
>> You keep bringing up this "network crash". That seems to be a different
>> issue unrelated to either "VGA" or "sound speed". I suggest we remove this
>> from the equation for now. Don't worry about the .swf and worry more about
> I don't think so.
> Because you suggest me to use amd driver and I did test it.
> I don't worry on .swf because OLPC can play small .swf w/o problem.
> Most pc can do it too.
>> MPEGs playing locally. I'm going to go ahead right now and tell you that
> Yes. this is bigger problem.
> So far I did not test it. I test it only playing from the server and port the
> movies to old pc and OLPC.
> I did not put Mplayer on OLPC yet.
> I will try it soon.
> But another problem is no huge movie can put in locally because I have only 1
> GB usb drive and no usb CD.
> How I can put 400 MB .mpg on OLPC locally ?
>> currently, you are probably not going to be able to play a 10mbit/sec at
>> 1024x768 and not expect trouble. Xv will help eliminate some of those
> The speed of wireless OLPC is 54 mb and I can ftp at speed 3.3e03
> While local 100 mb LAN can ftp at 1.2e04
> This is different between old pc on local LAN and OLPC.
>> problems, and we're definitely going to have codec optimizations in our
>> future. If videos of this size and quality are your goal, then please,
>> help us improve Xv or start profiling codecs to help us optimize them.
> I cannot help in that matter.
> What I can help is to find solution from other techniques.
> But firstly we have to find out what is the real problem.
> And now I doubt problem are because of slow graphic speed due to using SRAM
> as VGA RAM
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