[mythtv] playing rtjpeg files in mplayer not working?

Wayne Johnson mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sun, 15 Dec 2002 06:20:36 -0600

Hello Dean,
      The reason you can't play them is because they aren't standard
nupplevideo files. You'd need the patch for mplayer that Matt posted
to the list within the past 2 weeks that allows playback of the
myth videos.
Sunday, December 15, 2002, 6:11:49 AM, you wrote:

DM> I'm not exactly sure why this is since mplayer supports the nupplevideo 
DM> codec, but I can't seem to play any of the recorded *.nuv files for some 
DM> reason.  It plays perfectly fine in the mythfrontend, but doesn't play if I 
DM> use a third party player.  When I use mplayer, it says: "Sorry, this file 
DM> format is not recognized/supported". (using the latest cvs mplayer)  Also, 
DM> if I try to use the nuvplay from the NuppleVideo reference distribution, 
DM> this is the output that I get:

DM> catch23@dino:/var/lib/mythtv$ nuvplay 7_20021212190000_20021212193000.nuv
DM> nuppelvideo file with w=480 and h=480 and fps=29.970000
DM> frames=53882 realframes=53882 effdsp=32013.61
DM> Segmentation fault

DM> It seems like the header is intact, but nothing works...  Anyone have any 
DM> ideas?

DM> Dean

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 Wayne                            mailto:bigman1@alltel.net