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Old 06-02-2006, 04:27 PM   #1
miceagol
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Mplayer: Could not initialize video filters (-vf) or video output (-vo)


I get the below error message when trying to play video files in Mplayer. What does the message mean? Is it anything my system lacks?

Code:
MPlayer 1.0pre7try2-3.4.5 (C) 2000-2005 MPlayer Team
CPU: Intel Celeron 2/Pentium III Coppermine,Geyserville (Family: 6, Stepping: 10)
Detected cache-line size is 32 bytes
CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 0
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 SSE


Linux RTC init error in ioctl (rtc_irqp_set 1024): Permission denied
Try adding "echo 1024 > /proc/sys/dev/rtc/max-user-freq" to your system startup scripts.
Playing Within Temptation - Running Up That Hill.avi.
AVI file format detected.
VIDEO:  [DX50]  720x544  24bpp  24.998 fps  3079.3 kbps (375.9 kbyte/s)
==========================================================================
Opening audio decoder: [mp3lib] MPEG layer-2, layer-3
AUDIO: 44100 Hz, 2 ch, s16le, 224.0 kbit/15.87% (ratio: 28000->176400)
Selected audio codec: [mp3] afm:mp3lib (mp3lib MPEG layer-2, layer-3)
==========================================================================
==========================================================================
Opening video decoder: [ffmpeg] FFmpeg's libavcodec codec family
Selected video codec: [ffodivx] vfm:ffmpeg (FFmpeg MPEG-4)
==========================================================================
Checking audio filter chain for 44100Hz/2ch/s16le -> 44100Hz/2ch/s16le...
AF_pre: 44100Hz/2ch/s16le
AO: [oss] 44100Hz 2ch s16le (2 bps)
Building audio filter chain for 44100Hz/2ch/s16le -> 44100Hz/2ch/s16le...
Starting playback...
VDec: vo config request - 720 x 544 (preferred csp: Planar YV12)
Could not find matching colorspace - retrying with -vf scale...
Opening video filter: [scale]
The selected video_out device is incompatible with this codec.

FATAL: Could not initialize video filters (-vf) or video output (-vo).

Can't restore text mode: Invalid argument

Exiting... (End of file)
I'm using Ubuntu 'Breezy Badger' and kernel version 2.6.12-9-386.
 
Old 06-02-2006, 05:07 PM   #2
miceagol
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If I'm not mistaken, I lack a colorspace (csp) called YV12. Is this correct? Where do I find this csp, or what package is it suppose to be in in Ubuntu?
 
Old 06-04-2006, 10:35 AM   #3
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