[MPlayer-users] Videos won't play with "Unexpected decoder output format Planar YV12"
Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sat Nov 29 13:38:41 CET 2014
On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 03:29:31AM -0600, Ian Finley wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 2:35 AM, Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de>
> On 17.11.2014, at 09:25, Ian Finley <sterlingphoenix at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I use mplayer as the video player on my front-end HTPC.
> > >
> > > Lately, I've started having problems with some videos. They work fine on
> > > other computers, just not that one. All my machines have the same version
> > > of mplayer installed (MPlayer SVN-r37313 (C) 2000-2012 MPlayer Team)and
> > the
> > > same configuration.
> > >
> > > When I play the videos on my HTPC, this is what happens in the terminal:
> > >
> > > [vdpau] Unexpected reinit, query_format called too often?
> > > [vdpau] Failed creating VDPAU decoder: A catch-all error, used when no
> > > other error code applies.
> > > FATAL: Cannot initialize video driver.
> > You're asking MPlayer to use VDPAU but that is not working on that computer
> Except that computer uses VDPAU for just about every other video. Has been
> for years. It's the only way it can play hidef video.
Well, you quoted only a small part, so it's hard to say much except that
VPDAU simply isn't working according to the error.
It is entirely possible VDPAU just doesn't work for that specific video
or video codec, but there is too little output.
Though there is more wrong with your MPlayer, you said:
MPlayer SVN-r37313 (C) 2000-2012 MPlayer Team
However r37313 is from 2014, and we updated the string correctly the
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