[mythtv-users] EPIA-M and mythvideo + mplayer

rosenbla at uchastings.edu rosenbla at uchastings.edu
Sun Mar 28 14:05:06 EST 2004

Please help,

I am having trouble getting mplayer to play anything from mythvideo

I have setup a gentoo EPIA-M10000 following guide at alterself.com
Including XFree86 4.399 from alterself.com

Trying to play both dvd's and mpeg4 files I get mplayer output like the following:
Cache fill: 19.92% (1671168 bytes)    AVI file format detected.
VIDEO:  [XVID]  544x320  24bpp  23.976 fps  1198.5 kbps (146.3 kbyte/s)
Clip info:
 Software: transcode-0.6.10
Opening audio decoder: [mp3lib] MPEG layer-2, layer-3
MP3lib: init layer2&3 finished, tables done
AUDIO: 48000 Hz, 2 ch, 16 bit (0x10), ratio: 16000->192000 (128.0 kbit)
Selected audio codec: [mp3] afm:mp3lib (mp3lib MPEG layer-2, layer-3)
GetModeLine - scrn: 0 clock: 26700
GetModeLine - hdsp: 720 hbeg: 736 hend: 808 httl: 896
              vdsp: 480 vbeg: 481 vend: 484 vttl: 497 flags: 0
vo: X11 running at 720x480 with depth 16 and 16 bpp (":0" => local display)
Opening video decoder: [ffmpeg] FFmpeg's libavcodec codec family
Selected video codec: [ffodivx] vfm:ffmpeg (FFmpeg MPEG-4)
Checking audio filter chain for 48000Hz/2ch/16bit -> 48000Hz/2ch/16bit...
AF_pre: af format: 2 bps, 2 ch, 48000 hz, little endian signed int
AF_pre: 48000Hz 2ch Signed 16-bit (Little-Endian)
AO: [oss] 48000Hz 2ch Signed 16-bit (Little-Endian) (2 bps)
Building audio filter chain for 48000Hz/2ch/16bit -> 48000Hz/2ch/16bit...
Starting playback...
VDec: vo config request - 544 x 320 (preferred csp: Planar YV12)
VDec: using Planar YV12 as output csp (no 0)
Movie-Aspect is 1.70:1 - prescaling to correct movie aspect.
VO: [xv] 544x320 => 544x320 Planar YV12  [fs] [zoom]
---- END OF OUTPUT -----

and it hangs right there. Also I know this video file is fine it was made with mythdvd rip on another box and plays fine on that under mplayer

On my  TV mythtvvideo is still visible and says "Loading..." and in the upper left it says the word mplayer and nothing happens, no sounds no video.

This is using the default mplayer arg in mythvideo and trying several other variations and different output modes like x11 instead of xv.

Everything else on the system works great including the M179 with ivtv.

What mplayer args are people using in mythvideo or are you using something other than mplayer with mythvideo on gentoo? I am particularly interested in those also using gentoo and alterself.com type setup. Thanks!

I also have tried both mplayer-0.92 and mplayer-1.0_pre3

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