[MPlayer-DOCS] CVS: main/DOCS/man/en mplayer.1,1.1170,1.1171

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Tue Dec 13 02:32:18 CET 2005

On Mon, Dec 12, 2005 at 05:16:07PM -0800, Corey Hickey wrote:
> Diego Biurrun wrote:
> >>>>mplayer /dev/hda -demuxer rawvideo -rawvideo fps=10:w=640:h=480 -fs
> >>>
> >>>It's amazing how much green I get. I'd think it'd be the random noise most of
> >>>the time :-)
> >>
> >>Actually, I was amazed at the total opposite, I got too much random noise, 
> >>I was expecting green.
> > 
> > I'm jealous of you guys right now, all I get is
> > 
> > File not found: '/dev/hda4'
> > Failed to open /dev/hda4
> If /dev/hda4 actually exists on your system, then the error message is
> erroneous: it's a permissions issue. Try it as root, or grant your
> normal user read access to the device.

Doh, yes, of course.  But why this misleading error message?


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