Theora 320x240 - is it possible?

David Garabana Barro david at
Mon Apr 27 14:50:56 CEST 2009

On Monday 27 April 2009 14:33:47 Radek Polak wrote:
> Hi,
> i would like to distribute in my rootfs video player that can play
> theora videos in fullscreen mode 320x240.

Glamo can only accelerate mpeg4 AFAIK

> I was experimenting with mplayer on with fbdev as video output, but
> i was able to play just very small resolution video (160x120). I
> used ffmpeg2theora for encoding and mplayer from debian.

You should use a patched mplayer. Xglamo has not xv support. Link to patched 
mplayer binary:

> Btw what is faster video output. Xglamo or fbdev?

No one has xv support. I bet there are not difference when playing videos.

More info about video playing:

Following this instructions, I can play 320x200 mpeg4.

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