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Old 04-26-2002, 11:20 PM   #1
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I'm kinda new to linux, but i think i'm catching on quickly...
I just installed MPlayer and i can't get it to work. I've gotten past all the filles it needs in the ~/.mplayer/ dir but now when i run mplayer file.avi i get:

MPlayer CVS-020422-00:00-2.96 (C) 2000-2002 Arpad Gereoffy (see DOCS!)

CPU vendor name: AuthenticAMD max cpuid level: 1
CPU: Advanced Micro Devices K6-2 (Type: 5, Stepping: 12)
extended cpuid-level: 5
CPUflags: Type: 5 MMX: 1 MMX2: 0 3DNow: 1 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 0 SSE2: 0
Compiled for x86 CPU with features: MMX 3DNow
Reading /home/anotherbelief/.mplayer/codecs.conf: 34 audio & 91 video codecs
font: can't open file: /home/anotherbelief/.mplayer/font/font.desc
Font /usr/local/share/mplayer/font/font.desc loaded successfully! (206 chars)
Linux RTC init error: Permission denied
Using usleep() timing
Input config file /home/anotherbelief/.mplayer/input.conf parsed : 50 binds
Playing /home/anotherbelief/Shared/BOW2.avi
Can't open IFO file: No such file or directory
Not an URL!
Detected AVI file format!
VIDEO: [MP43] 352x288 24bpp 12.50 fps 300.4 kbps (36.7 kbyte/s)
[V] filefmt:3 fourcc:0x3334504D size:352x288 fps:12.50 ftime:=0.0800
Detected audio codec: [mp3] drv:1 (MPEG layer-2, layer-3)
Selecting Audio Decoder: [mp3lib] MPEG layer-2, layer-3
CPU vendor name: AuthenticAMD max cpuid level: 1
CPU: Advanced Micro Devices K6-2 (Type: 5, Stepping: 12)
extended cpuid-level: 5
mp3lib: made decode tables with MMX optimization
init layer2&3 finished, tables done
mp3lib: using 3DNow! optimized decore!
MPEG 2.0, Layer III, 24000 Hz 56 kbit Joint-Stereo, BPF: 168
Channels: 2, copyright: No, original: Yes, CRC: No, emphasis: 0
AUDIO: srate=24000 chans=2 bps=2 sfmt=0x10 ratio: 7000->96000
vo: X11 running at 1024x768 with depth 16 and 16 bits/pixel (":0.0" => local display)
Couldn't find free Xvideo port - maybe other applications keep open it
Error opening/initializing the selected video_out (-vo) device!

*** free_stream() called ***

Exiting... (End of file)

any help.... ?
Old 04-27-2002, 03:42 AM   #2
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well have you tried using a differnt -vo option (e.g xv, sdl, vesa, fbdev, gl, gl2, ggi...) use -vo help to get a list of valid outputs. i'd recommend configuring SDL as althought the scaling isn't always as good it will configure itself to an extent.


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