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Having trouble getting the GUI for MPlayer to work. It just doesn't show up.
The console says this and then nothing more:
[cfg] read config file: /home/shadowmetis/.mplayer/gui.conf
vo: X11 running at 1280x1024 with depth 24 and 32 bpp (":0.0" => local display)
Failed to open /dev/rtc: Device or resource busy (it should be readable by the user.)
SKIN dir 1: '/home/shadowmetis/.mplayer/Skin'
SKIN dir 2: '/usr/local/share/mplayer/Skin'
Upon closing the console I get this error in a popup message:
MPlayer interupted by signal 1 in module: unknown
Followed by this error in another popup message:
- 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 and won't help unless you provide this information when reporting a possible bug.
Also, as far as I can tell, gui.conf does not exist in the specified directory, though it does contain a config file.
Last edited by ShadowMetis; 12-05-2004 at 07:30 PM.
Its best to copy the example conf files from the source directory I believe will be in the etc directory portion over and configure to suit your needs, otherwise you'll need to create some of these conf files from scratch.
rtc is a /dev/ entry. you can't move it. gui.conf is optional. you don't need it.
step back a little... try playing a video file from the console "mplayer blah.avi" see what that does. if that works and the gui doesn't, then it's somethign in the gui most likely... run gmplayer but add "-v -v" to the command line, to see more information abuot when it crashes.
People that does not read the documentation for MPlayer will always get those errors when loading up gmplayer. For gmplayer to work, you need to pick a skin from MPlayer's site and extract it to a certain directory.
MPlayer works fine, I ran gmplayer -v -v and the only thing that seems like it could be causing the problem is /dev/misc/rtc which is what /dev/rtc links to. Does anyone know how I can replace this file?