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SubjectRe: MPlayer broken under 2.6.15-rc7-rt1?
Arjan van de Ven wrote:

> What you have here is a bit of a gray area; you're using one of the
> maybe-illegal binary modules that has a really long history of
> introducing bugs that, just from the oops, may appear unrelated to this
> module, and you can't reproduce it without. Just not because the bug
> won't happen, but because you state that the application that triggers
> it won't run without it.

Wrong. The "nv" driver supports xvideo, and does this better than the
official "nvidia" driver. When I had a GeForce 2 MX 200 (now this card
is dead), my computer was was fast enough to play DVDs with
deinterlacing with the "nv" driver, but not with "nvidia". Probably due
to improper MTRR setup done by the "nvidia" driver.

So the original reporter was actually just lazy or misinformed about the
capabilities of the "nv" driver.

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