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septanla 10-19-2003 11:49 PM

mplayer in pure console (without X)
 
Dear all:
under normal user, I can not use mplayer -vo vesa (fbdev x11 etc) file name to open a video file. However I can do it under root account.
Anyone knows?
The error message is something like:
Error opening/initializing video output (-vo) device,

Any solutions?

Septanla

mcleodnine 10-20-2003 12:32 AM

You should probably have a look at the /dev/fb* stuff to see if local users have permissions.

septanla 10-20-2003 08:23 PM

It still does not work after I change the permission of all fb* files

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