Subject: Re: xmame is miserable now.
To: =?iso-8859-1?q?C=E9sar=20Catri=E1n?= <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/24/2003 15:13:43
On Fri, 24 Jan 2003, César Catrián wrote:

[CC: xmame runs fine in my system.
[CC: The only thing that I've noticed since a couple of
[CC: update releases, is that there are a bit less working
[CC: roms.
[CC: Try DGA mode, it's faster than xv :)

DGA requires root rights.  I usually don't log in as root, and my
root environment is certainly not as developed as my user environment

I down-rev'd to 0.61.1.  It seems to have alleviated the mame problem,
although the SA stuff is still cutting in every now and then, making
it choppy on occasion...

[CC: César
[CC:  --- Krister Walfridsson <> escribió: >
[CC: >
[CC: > On Thu, 23 Jan 2003, Greywolf wrote:
[CC: > > On Thu, 23 Jan 2003, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:
[CC: > >
[CC: > > [JD: Greywolf wrote:
[CC: > > [JD: > I just rebuilt xmame to the latest and
[CC: > greatest, and where I was getting
[CC: > > [JD: > full-speed tempest, I'm now getting 7 fps.
[CC: > > [JD: >
[CC: > > [JD: > 8bpp and 16bpp dump core.
[CC: > > [JD: >
[CC: > > [JD: > Complaints about Xv mode not working,
[CC: > falling back to yuv and yv12
[CC: > > [JD: > mode, neither of which work.
[CC: > > [JD:
[CC: > > [JD: Lack of Xv would explain such thing, it's
[CC: > major acceleration.
[CC: > > [JD: Did you changed your X config lately by
[CC: > chance?
[CC: > >
[CC: > > No, I did not.  I left the X configuration
[CC: > unchanged.
[CC: > >
[CC: > > <smile type="sheepish">
[CC: > > Would you be willing to point me someplace which
[CC: > might help me with this?
[CC: > > </smile>
[CC: >
[CC: > I enabled Xv in the package last time I updated it
[CC: > (a couple of weeks
[CC: > ago), so you have probably run Xv-less before, so it
[CC: > is not lack of
[CC: > Xv that makes it slow. OTOH, the fallback code might
[CC: > have problems,
[CC: > so you could try to remove the line
[CC: >
[CC: > MAKE_FLAGS+=            X11_XV=1
[CC: >
[CC: > in the pkg's Makefile, and see if that helps.
[CC: >
[CC: >    /Krister
[CC: >
[CC: _________________________________________________________
[CC: Do You Yahoo!?
[CC: Información de Estados Unidos y América Latina, en Yahoo! Noticias.
[CC: Visítanos en

NetBSD: daemonic power.