[ubuntu-uk] video choppiness!

B baza41 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 18:37:58 GMT 2007

On 6 Mar 2007, at 18:32, STONE COLD wrote:

> Hi,
> Im experiencing choppiness when video playback. its fine in a  
> smaller screen but in a bigger screen the choppiness occurs.  
> Previously ive changed the video card name after doing something in  
> terminal. I had to change it from "vesa" to "via".

Is the 'choppiness' when you play video from websites etc. or when  
playing a dvd? If it's the latter, make sure dma is turned on for  
your dvd drive.

I  find that if I pause online video while it buffers I get much  
better playback. I tend to use mplayer and vlc for video content.

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