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Old 03-23-2003, 05:45 PM   #1
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Mplayer failes to play DVDs... but it used to.

Ok... it used to play them just fine, but I havent watched a DVD on it in awhile... now I get this error:

mplayer -vo xv -alang 125 -dvd 1
Using GNU internationalization
Original domain: messages
Original dirname: /usr/share/locale
Current domain: mplayer
Current dirname: /usr/share/locale

MPlayer 0.90rc2-3.2 (C) 2000-2002 Arpad Gereoffy (see DOCS)

CPU: Advanced Micro Devices Athlon 4 PM Palomino/Athlon MP Multiprocessor/Athlon XP eXtreme Performance (Family: 6, Stepping: 2)
SSE supported but disabled
CPUflags: MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 1 3DNow2: 1 SSE: 0 SSE2: 0
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 3DNow 3DNowEx

Reading config file /usr/share/mplayer/mplayer.conf
Reading config file /root/.mplayer/config
[cfg] read config file: /root/.mplayer/gui.conf
Reading config file /root/.mplayer/gui.conf
vo: X11 running at 1280x1024 with depth 24 and 32 bpp (":0.0" => local display)
Reading /root/.mplayer/codecs.conf: can't open '/root/.mplayer/codecs.conf': No such file or directory
Reading /usr/share/mplayer/codecs.conf: 49 audio & 125 video codecs
Failed to open /dev/rtc: No such file or directory (mplayer should be setuid root or /dev/rtc should be readable by the user.)
Using usleep() timing
Can't open input config file /root/.mplayer/input.conf : No such file or directory
Input config file /usr/share/mplayer/input.conf parsed : 50 binds
SKIN dir 1: '/root/.mplayer/Skin'
SKIN dir 2: '/usr/share/mplayer/Skin'

Playing DVD title 1
Using CSS Key-cache dir: FFD2/660FFFFFFFB74E0B6633FFFFFFD2
Reading disc structure, please wait...
libdvdread: Can't open file VIDEO_TS.IFO.
Can't open VMG info!

What do I do? I have already tried reemergeing MPlayer... and the libdvdread... im totally lost. Can someone please help me?

Old 03-24-2003, 02:08 AM   #2
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how about resyncing your portage tree...? that is three versions old, rc4 is the currently unmasked version in the portage tree. Doesn't really look like an application problem, but a duff disc.... if you don't think so though that's fair enough.


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