[MPlayer-users] problems with mplayer audio with snd_pc

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at greysector.net
Thu May 18 23:38:33 EEST 2017

Hello, George.

On Thursday, 18 May 2017 at 21:44, George R Goffe wrote:
> Hi,
> I occasionally experience a hang when using mplayer built from source (At revision 37938.). The process appears to be blocked and causes reboot or shutdown hangs. This is a Fedora 27 x86_64 system (rawhide).
> ANY help would be appreciated.
> Thanks,
> George...
> I get these messages from mplayer:

You didn't post the beginning of output (including the command line).
Please don't omit that.

> libavformat version 57.72.101 (internal)
> libavformat file format detected.
> [mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2 @ 0x559a32022260]Protocol name not provided, cannot determine if input is local or a network protocol, buffers and access patterns cannot be configured optimally without knowing the protocol
> [lavf] stream 0: video (h264), -vid 0
> [lavf] stream 1: audio (aac), -aid 0, -alang und
> VIDEO:  [H264]  852x480  24bpp  24.000 fps  961.6 kbps (117.4 kbyte/s)
> [VO_XV] It seems there is no Xvideo support for your video card available.
> [VO_XV] Run 'xvinfo' to verify its Xv support and read
> [VO_XV] DOCS/HTML/en/video.html#xv!
> [VO_XV] See 'mplayer -vo help' for other (non-xv) video out drivers.
> [VO_XV] Try -vo x11.

Try -vo gl. What GPU do you have?

> ==========================================================================
> Opening video decoder: [ffmpeg] FFmpeg's libavcodec codec family
> libavcodec version 57.94.101 (internal)
> Selected video codec: [ffh264] vfm: ffmpeg (FFmpeg H.264)
> ==========================================================================
> Clip info:
>  major_brand: isom
>  minor_version: 512
>  compatible_brands: isomiso2avc1mp41
>  encoder: Lavf55.48.100
> Load subtitles in ./
> ==========================================================================
> Opening audio decoder: [ffmpeg] FFmpeg/libavcodec audio decoders
> AUDIO: 44100 Hz, 2 ch, floatle, 64.0 kbit/2.27% (ratio: 8001->352800)
> Selected audio codec: [ffaac] afm: ffmpeg (FFmpeg AAC (MPEG-2/MPEG-4 Audio))
> ==========================================================================
> AO: [oss] 44100Hz 2ch s16le (2 bytes per sample)

Try -ao pulse.

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