[ltp] T22 dvd, cd, & mp3 playback

Michael Waters linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Tue, 16 Dec 2003 00:34:12 -0500


Thanks for responding.  I found lots of general info on T22 & linux
running well but not much in regards to video & audio playback quality.

On Sun, Dec 14, 2003, André Wyrwa wrote:

> > Is the T22 running linux up to playing dvds and music well?
> I own a T23, which has a faster processor and faster system bus, more
> mem and stuff, but the same S3 SuperSavage.
> And i can tell you that mplayer plays video through xv as soft as a
> piece of butter melting in the sun, at least as long as you don't fumble
> around with X windows at the same time...but that's a general X problem.

I would take this as it will work.  :)

> However, advantage of the Radeon in the T30 is that it is supported by
> mplayers vidix driver, which is even better than xv and makes you able
> to play without running X at all.

The T30 with radeon video is tempting :) but I think I may end up with
the T22.  May I ask if you're able to play DVDs with X at 24bit

> On the sound side i always envied the T21/22 owners, 'cause the CS46xx
> seems to be better supported than the CS4299. From what I've heard, the
> alsa drivers work great.

This sounds good too...  Do you have any trouble with A/V sync?

Thanks again,