Drop out with 1080p file

Mark Greenwood captain_bodge at yahoo.co.uk
Sun May 16 21:05:53 UTC 2010

On Sunday 16 May 2010 21:01:29 Knapp wrote:
> I am getting drop outs with this file, especially in the bit with the
> dog and the man walking through the long grass.
> Is this due to my amd x2 64 cpu, my nvidia geforce 7600 gs video card
> or maybe KDE or the something else? What do I need to get it to work?
> 4GB ram btw. Running it with 10.04 and the 195.36.15 driver. Playback
> with VLC.

That setup, especially with nvidia grpahics, should give you excellent playback performance - however, ubuntu forgot to install the vdpau driver that makes this happen.

sudo apt-get install libvdpau1

You may also have to enable vdpau playback in VLC, if VLC supports it, I don't know - I always use SMPlayer.


> Thanks!
> I Am Legend - Theatrical Trailer
> Synopsis: Robert Neville (Will Smith) is a brilliant scientist, but
> even he could not contain the terrible virus that was unstoppable,
> incurable, and man-made. Somehow immune, Neville is now the last human
> survivor in what is left of New York City and maybe the world. For
> three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages,
> desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he
> is not alone. Mutant victims of the plague-The Infected-lurk in the
> shadows...watching Neville's every move...waiting for him to make a
> fatal mistake. Perhaps mankind's last, best hope, Neville is driven by
> only one remaining mission: to find a way to reverse the effects of
> the virus using his own immune blood. But he knows he is
> outnumbered...and quickly running out of time.
> Original Video properties:
> 	Resolution: 1080p (1920x816)
> 	FPS: 23.976 (NTSC)
> Video Codec: H.264
> Encoding Codec Download: http://www.divx-digest.com/software/x264.html
> Playback Codec Download: http://www.divx-digest.com/software/ffdshow.html
> Trailer Resolution: 1080p (1920x816), Blu-ray MeGUI Profile
> Audio Codec: AAC LC
> Resolution: 5.1, 48 kHz, VBR 256 Kbps
> I am trying to play this clip but am getting drop outs, especially
> when the dog and the man walk through the long grass.
> Is this due to my AMD 64 x2 CPU, my nvidia 185 driver fr
> Trailer Size: 121 MB
> Converted to H.264 using MeGUI:
> http://www.digital-digest.com/articles/MeGUI_H.264_Conversion_Guide_page1.html
> Playback instructions:
> http://www.h264info.com/playh264.html
> Copyright : 2007, Warner Bros.

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