gmplayer does not start
phhs80 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 18:43:35 UTC 2007
On 3/7/07, oldman <talbotscott at cox.net> wrote:
> > When trying to run gmplayer, I get the error below. Any ideas?
> > --------------------------------------------
> > $ gmplayer mymovie.avi
> > MPlayer 1.0rc1-4.1.1 (C) 2000-2006 MPlayer Team
> > CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 2.80GHz (Family: 15, Model: 4, Stepping: 7)
> > CPUflags: MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 1
> > Can't open joystick device /dev/input/js0: No such file or directory
> > Can't init input joystick
> > mplayer: could not connect to socket
> > mplayer: No such file or directory
> > Failed to open LIRC support. You will not be able to use your remote
> > control.
> > Playing /home/psmith/mymovie.avi.
> > AVI file format detected.
> > VIDEO: [DIV3] 576x432 24bpp 25.000 fps 1217.3 kbps (148.6 kbyte/s)
> > Clip info:
> > Software: Nandub v1.0rc2
> > Name: The Best Bits of Mr. Bean
> > Subject: The Best Bits of Mr. Bean
> > Artist:
> > Copyright: QiX
> > Comments:
> > vo_xvmc: X-Video extension 2.2
> > vo_xvmc: No X-Video MotionCompensation Extension on :0.0
> > Error opening/initializing the selected video_out (-vo) device.
> > Exiting... (Exit)
> > $
> check the files under ~/.mplayer. you should have a 'config' file and a
> guiconfig. in the guiconfig (if there) look for a line 'vo_driver =
> "??"' make the ?? (probably is vo, but whatever, change it to "xv". if
> no guiconfig, go ahead and make one, it couldn't hurt if no go make the
> config file instead and put the 'vo_driver = "xv"' in there
> Alternately, you could start gmplayer from menu or command line then
> right-click in the video window and select preferences and select the xv
> video output. Whichever you like. you might want to read the docs that
> came with mplayer. there are a TON of options (ok so some aren't very
> interesting), but you could play for months with all that mplayer can do.
Thanks, Scott. I have found a file called gui.conf under ./mplayer
directory. Therein, I have replaced the line
vo_driver = "xvmc"
with the line
vo_driver = "xv"
but no progress regarding the reported problem.
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