Re: [vox-tech] mplayer bug?
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Re: [vox-tech] mplayer bug?
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On Tuesday 20 June 2006 08:32 pm, Hai Yi yihai2004-at-gmail.com |lugod| wrote:
> I've installed mplayer but it appears to be buggy, or maybe its learning
> curve is a little too much :-(
> Here is the problem - I wanted to play a rmvb file, and first receive this:
> Failed to open /dev/rtc: Permission denied (it should be readable by the
> question: what's /dev/rtc?
It stands for real time clock. It's a high resolution timer.
> how can a normal user have the access to it?
chmod 666 it. If it's a symlink on your system make sure you chmod the file
the link points to and not the link. This is safe to do on a single user
system. Mplayer also supports not using /dev/rtc, but this uses more CPU.
See the man page, I can't recall what the option is.
> Ok, I su-ed to be root, the permission issue is gone, the video clip went
> on for about 20 sec, then came this:
> debian:/home/hai# mplayer Entertainments/pulp_fiction.rmvb
> MPlayer 1.0pre8-3.3.5 (C) 2000-2006 MPlayer Team
> CPU: Mobile Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 - M CPU 2.20GHz (Family: 15, Model: 2,
> Stepping: 9)
> CPUflags: MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 1
> Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 SSE SSE2
> Playing Entertainments/pulp_fiction.rmvb.
> REAL file format detected.
> Stream description: Audio Stream
> Stream mimetype: audio/x-pn-realaudio
> Stream description: Video Stream
> Stream mimetype: video/x-pn-realvideo
> Stream mimetype: logical-fileinfo
> VIDEO: [RV40] 960x540 24bpp 30.000 fps 0.0 kbps ( 0.0 kbyte/s)
> AO: [oss] 44100Hz 2ch s16le (2 bytes per sample)
> Starting playback...
> VDec: vo config request - 720 x 480 (preferred colorspace: Planar I420)
> VDec: using Planar I420 as output csp (no 0)
> Movie-Aspect is 1.78:1 - prescaling to correct movie aspect.
> VO: [xv] 720x480 => 854x480 Planar I420
> A: 20.8 V: 20.8 A-V: -0.000 ct: 0.001 367/367 29% 9% 2.1% 4 0
> MPlayer interrupted by signal 11 in module: decode_video
> - MPlayer crashed by bad usage of CPU/FPU/RAM.
> Recompile MPlayer with --enable-debug and make a 'gdb' backtrace and
> disassembly. Details in
> - MPlayer crashed. This shouldn't happen.
> It can be a bug in the MPlayer code _or_ in your drivers _or_ in your
> gcc version. If you think it's MPlayer's fault, please read
> DOCS/HTML/en/bugreports.html and follow the instructions there. We can't
> won't help unless you provide this information when reporting a possible
> Any suggestions? Or do I really have to re-install it as it hints?
Some videos do crash mplayer. Try a diffrent video output plugin (try the
-vop sdl or -vop xv option) Also try skipping ahead in the movie.
Ryan Castellucci - http://ryanc.org/
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