[mythtv] Converting MythTV Mpeg4 to file?/vcd?

Mike Hicks hick0088 at tc.umn.edu
Sat Feb 8 19:09:10 EST 2003


On Sat, 2003-02-08 at 16:44, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 08, 2003 at 01:38:41PM -0500, Robert Chastain wrote:
> 
> > >There's a patch for mplayer by Matt Zimmerman, you can get it at: 
> > 
> > >http://dijkstra.csh.rit.edu:8088/~mdz/mythtv/ 
> > 
> > Will this patch work against the current MPlayer; MPlayer v0.90rc3?
> 
> Probably.  Just try it and see.

Is there a particular codec that is needed to play these files
properly?  I've had all sorts of trouble getting mplayer to output
anything other than a black window (and now that I've started playing
with it again, I'm just getting segfaults)..

Here is the output at the end of a run of MPlayer's configure script:

    Config files successfully generated by ./configure !
    
      Install prefix: /usr/local
      Data directory: /usr/local/share/mplayer
      Config direct.: /usr/local/etc/mplayer
    
      Byte order: Little Endian
      Optimizing for: i686 mmx mmx2 3dnow 3dnowex mtrr
      
      Enabled optional drivers:
        Input: streaming tv-v4l tv mpdvdkit2 vcd 
        Codecs: qtx xvid libavcodec real xanim dshow/dmo win32 libvorbis libmad liblzo 
        Audio output: arts oss nas sdl mpegpes(file) 
        Video output: xvidix sdl vesa gif89a jpeg png mpegpes(file) fbdev opengl dga xv x11 
      Disabled optional drivers:
        Input: tv-bsdbt848 cdda dvdnav dvdread dvdcss 
        Codecs: opendivx divx5linux divx4linux libdv 
        Audio output: sgi sun alsa dxr2 win32 
        Video output: bl zr dxr3 dxr2 directx svga aa ggi xmga mga directfb tdfxfb 3dfx 

And here is the output of running a patched MPlayer 0.90rc1 (I got
similar results with rc3):

    Using GNU internationalization
    Original domain: messages
    Original dirname: /usr/share/locale
    Current domain: mplayer
    Current dirname: /usr/local/share/locale
    
    
    MPlayer 0.90rc1-2.95.4 (C) 2000-2002 Arpad Gereoffy (see DOCS)
    
    CPU: Advanced Micro Devices Athlon TB Thunderbird (Family: 6, Stepping: 4)
    CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 1 3DNow2: 1 SSE: 0 SSE2: 0
    Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 3DNow 3DNowEx
    
    Reading config file /usr/local/etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf: No such file or directory
    Reading config file /home/mike/.mplayer/config
    Reading /home/mike/.mplayer/codecs.conf: can't open '/home/mike/.mplayer/codecs.conf': No such file or directory
    Reading /usr/local/etc/mplayer/codecs.conf: 49 audio & 123 video codecs
    font: can't open file: /home/mike/.mplayer/font/font.desc
    font: can't open file: /usr/local/share/mplayer/font/font.desc
    Using Linux hardware RTC timing (1024Hz)
    Can't open input config file /home/mike/.mplayer/input.conf : No such file or directory
    Can't open input config file /usr/local/etc/mplayer/input.conf : No such file or directory
    Falling back on default (hardcoded) input config
    
    Playing 1031_20030207000000_20030207003000.nuv
    Detected NuppelVideo file format!
    Detected MythTV stream, reading extended format information
    FOURCC: XVID
    
    
    MPlayer interrupted by signal 8 in module: demux_open 
    - MPlayer crashed by bad usage of CPU/FPU/RAM. Recompile MPlayer with --enable-debug and make a 'gdb' backtrace and disassembly. For details, see DOCS/bugreports.html section 5.b.
    - MPlayer crashed. This shouldn't happen. It can be a bug in the MPlayer code _or_ in your drivers _or_ in your gcc version. If you think it's MPlayer's fault, please read DOCS/bugreports.html and follow instructions there. We can't and won't help unless you provide these informations when reporting a possible bug.

Any insights?

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