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Old 01-14-2009, 07:19 AM   #1
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mplayer wont scale properly 1080p.


Hi guys,
I've got a weird problem which appeared ever since I was using Fedora 10 with latest version of mplayer avaiable.
Every time I try to start a hdef (1080p) clip using commandline; mplayer movie.mkv - it gives me an error that it cannot find a suitable resolution for my clip and I can only hear the sound. Here is an example of the error:

Code:
Starting playback...
VDec: vo config request - 1920 x 800 (preferred colorspace: Planar YV12)
VDec: using Planar YV12 as output csp (no 0)
Movie-Aspect is 2.40:1 - prescaling to correct movie aspect.
VO: [xv] 1920x800 => 1920x800 Planar YV12 
[ASPECT] Warning: No suitable new res found!
This has never happened before back in the day I was using Fedora 8.

The oddest thing is, though, that, when I start mplayer with it's Gnome GUI - then all effected movies do work flawlessly.

But I'm the "terminal-guy", I always start my movies from terminal and it worked before - I simply want it to work again.

Any tips for the troubleshooting?
I have a very limited mplayer conf file, that I always used, and it never gave me problems.

Code:
.mplayer/config

vo=xv
font='Arial'
subfont-text-scale=3.5
subfont-osd-scale=4
subpos=99
subfont-blur=5
subfont-outline=4
Any feedback is appreciated...
Thanks in advance.

Last edited by MheAd; 01-14-2009 at 07:25 AM.
 
Old 01-14-2009, 07:23 AM   #2
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smacks of the -vo having an issue. any idea what the one used under the gui is? try x11 or xover for comparison (mplayer -vo help to show all available ones)
 
Old 01-14-2009, 07:31 AM   #3
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guiversion is also using xv.
 
Old 01-14-2009, 08:13 AM   #4
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you need to compare the log files from the mplayer initiation from both ways then, there should be something earlier on which signifies a difference somewhere.
 
Old 01-14-2009, 08:29 AM   #5
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would you believe me if i told you that now it seems to be working without me doing any modification whatsoever...on the same clips. sure, the actual warning message is still there but i get the picture which appears to be scaled as it should be...
could this be a bug of some sort i wonder...
 
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I've had similar issues. For certain file formats (AVCHD/MTS) I've got to give it the FPS of the clip, or at least a FPS for it to render video. Also with ATI video cards, I've got to give it a -monitoraspect 1.6 (or whatever applies) for it to scale properly when using the xv -vo option. Never seemed to have an issue with -vo x11. Although x11 takes way more cpu usage.
 
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Also if you're passing the same parameters over and over again, you might consider placing them into the /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf (and/or mencoder.conf). Perhaps there was a change there that fixed it for you. Or it changed in ~/.mplayer/* somewhere.
 
  


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