[vdr] softdevice plugin - fullscreen

Simon Baxter linuxtv at nzbaxters.com
Tue Oct 4 12:10:27 CEST 2005


> > Hi.  I've been using vdr-xine, and am giving softdevice a go instead.
> > 
> > How do you get it to start in full-screen mode?
> 
> You first have to decide/explain which output method you prefer.
> Full-screen selectable mode applies only to Xv out. It happens that I
> don't know about this one, but it should be easy...
> Other output methods are inherently full-screen. May I suggest DirectFB
> out ?

Oh, ok.  I am using the standard Xv out.

I've had a play with the softdevice and if I'm to use it, I'll need to
sort out problems with my mplayer plugin too (which is using gl2 out,
since my DVB card won't support mpegpes).  The mplayer playback has some
weird transparency thing going on.

To be honest, I was only trying this to see if it fixed a problem I'm
having with the mp3 picture image playback, and if it might shave a few
seconds off my start-up time over vdr-xine.  Not sure I'll bother
(unless I can convince 'wife' I can buy a test-bed/development box!!)

Thanks...




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