[mythtv-users] EPIA 10k: Mplayer crash in fullscreen or no picture
displayed in a window
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Jun 21 14:13:45 UTC 2005
Brett May wrote:
> I know quite a few people on this list are using EPIA 10k's for their
> MythBox and I am wondering if any have mplayer working to watch videos
> from MythVideo.
> I am using Gentoo 2.6.10-r6, Xorg with xvmc, MythTV 0.18, and have
> patched Mplayer using the patch and ebuild on EpiaWiki. When my
> command line in MythVideo is:
> mplayer -fs -vc xvmc -vo ffmpeg12mc %s
> mplayer crashes with BadDrawable (happens in both twm and ratpoison).
> When my command line in MythVideo is:
> mplayer -vc xvmc -vo ffmpeg12mc %s
> there is no picture displayed, stays displaying the MythVideo screen
> but mplayer is running and outputting debug information to the xterm
> as if it was playing the video.
Sounds like the MPlayer window is behind the MythVideo screen. If so,
check the archives for some suggested solutions. (I had this problem on
one of my systems, but since I wanted DVD menus and the same player for
everything, I was switching to xine, anyway, and never fixed it.)
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