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Old 12-02-2006, 11:08 AM   #1
BCarey
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RealPlayer playback choppy/too fast


Hello all,

For the most part I have had good luck with RealPlayer on linux. However, I have a strange problem with RealPlayer on an HP Pavilion dv5000.

When I try to play ANYTHING in realplayer, the playback skips along at 2 or 3 times the proper speed, so sound and video is choppy and unlistenable. This happens both when streaming from the web and when playing eg. a downloaded mp3. I have played with the options in the hardware preferences to no avail.

Other players such as mplayer and xine playback normally.

Any help on this would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Brian
 
Old 12-02-2006, 11:28 AM   #2
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I had similar issues a while back using a soundcard that uses an intel chipset. I resolved the problem by editing /usr/local/RealPlayer/realplay and changed the code below
Quote:
$REALPLAYBIN "$@"
to
Quote:
aoss $REALPLAYBIN "$@"
Hopefully that will resolve your problem.
 
Old 12-03-2006, 01:04 PM   #3
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Awesome, thanks! This problem has been niggling at me for months.

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