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Old 08-19-2003, 09:40 PM   #1
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Mplayer again...pls help... simple one


i 've install my Mplayer from a bunch of rpm files, tedious but, at last i managed to install it into my RH9. ok!, now, when i try to play VCD using gmplayer, it yields an error to me, as such:

Fatal Error

Mplayer interrupted by signal 11 in module: open_stream

Mplayer crashed by bad usage of CPU/FPU/RAM
Recompile MPlayer with --enable-debug and make a 'gdb' backtrace
and disasembly. For details, see DOC/en/bugreports.html#crash

but then, if i manually mount the CD drive and type
mplayer vcd://video1.dat. it will manage to play the VCD wonderfully.

Are there any setting that i should notice? or i just havent set them? pls advise.... thanks!!!!!!

Last edited by yenonn; 08-19-2003 at 09:41 PM.
Old 08-19-2003, 11:41 PM   #2
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The GUI gmplayer is in the development state (always has been and according to mplayerhq will probably stay the same), the whole power of Mplayer is that it is a CLI (command line interface) multi-media player with wealth of command line flags to play around, it even has the guts to play DVD's and what not w/o loading X.
Old 08-20-2003, 12:06 AM   #3
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I recomend you NEVER install mplayer with rpm
1) there are to many options and features that require other options and features and packages
2) source is 90% mor elikely to work

go to d-load the stuff on the download page and read the briefs, that should help, if you want everything included go through docs and click every single link and d-load what is there (I did, over 200 sources to compile but I have mplayer AND EVERY POSSIBLE OPTION - except dvd-nav which is broken and beyond my skills to fix.


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