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Old 03-17-2005, 12:58 PM   #1
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mplayer video output error


whenever i start mplayer and then try to play a file, it gives error could not initialize video output (-vo) or something similar to that.
any ideas? thanks in advance
 
Old 03-17-2005, 01:16 PM   #2
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I have the same problem...
could anyone get a solution???
 
Old 03-17-2005, 01:16 PM   #3
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try changing the video driver to use something else (like x11)
 
Old 03-20-2005, 10:41 AM   #4
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mplayer file_to_play -vo x11
mplayer file_to_play -vo xv
mplayer file_to_play -vo fbdev (for fb console)

At least one of this should work.
 
Old 03-20-2005, 12:32 PM   #5
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Make sure you have System V IPC compiled in your kernel if the above suggestions don't work.
 
  


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