[maemo-users] MPlayer Slow Performance

From: Kip Warner kip at thevertigo.com
Date: Fri May 2 04:57:44 EEST 2008
On Thu, 1 May 2008 18:15:26 -0700
"Chiron Bloch" <johnnybadhabits at gmail.com> wrote:

> I know this is a dumb Q:, but what's your swap size set to (Control
> panel>Memory>Virtual)

None. Space is at a premium on my internal card.

> Also, is the poor performance you refer to regarding the video
> playback itself? or the performance of the application's menu/control
> system during video playback.

The video itself. There is no ui, since I use mplayer from command

> What video format (or formats) have you been playing back and what is
> the native resolution of the video clips?

Varying sizes, codecs and container formats.

> Where are the video files located? The inernal memory, the Mini-SD or
> Both. If youve only been playing videos off of the SD card, what is
> the size/brand of the card?

I don't have a removable card yet, but I use the internal memory (not

> I use an N800 with os2008 and I've been experiencing satisfactory
> (quite decent but not outstanding) performance with the latest
> version of mPlayer. However I have been using it almost exclusively
> for .FLV file downloaded using the MyTube app.


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