[PD] pdp_xv can't create

martin pichlmair pi at attacksyour.net
Sun Dec 19 18:39:26 CET 2004


> X-Video Extension version 2.2
> screen #0
>  no adaptors present
> [root at mdhcp40 ian]#
> So, this is an issue with my driver?

looks like. what graphics card are you using?

> I found more archive articles and saw there's pdp_sdl, which works. Is 
> there a help patch for pdp_sdl?

well. not really. this would have been my job :-). i did that object 
and i'm lazy at documenting.

actually it just takes a couple of messages: "size w h" for resizing 
and "poll" which polls for the last event.

somehow i stopped working on it as pdp_xv matured...

i wish you luck with that one.

> Thanks,
> Ian
> martin pichlmair wrote:
>>> Now I've got more issues. I try to open a pdp_xv and get this 
>>> message:
>>> pdp_xv: cant open display :0
>> this can have several reasons that were previously discussed on the 
>> mailing list. i assume that you got a linux system.
>> doing on of the following things might help (all done in the shell):
>> - issue "xhost +" to disable x security
>> - issue "xvinfo" (xvidinfo?) to know if your system offers xvideo
>> in case xhost does not help you could post the xvinfo output here, so 
>> we have a look.
>> lg
>> martin
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