[mythtv-users] how to play RMVB video filesin mythTV?

Carl Fongheiser carlfongheiser at gmail.com
Tue Dec 26 17:59:36 UTC 2006

On 12/26/06, netw1z <netw1z at mod.net> wrote:
> Anyone have success playing RMVB files with mplayer? (or xine?)
> I am currently running MPlayer 1.0rc1-3.4.4 and I have installed all the
> codecs from all on mplayers site including the seperate rp9 package. When
> I attempt to play a rmvb file thru mythTV - it just totally hangs. I get a
> black screen and the processes freezes.
> any one else have success?

I'm watching an RMVB file right now, without any problem, using mplayer.
The best way to troubleshoot these things is to try playing it with mplayer
from a command prompt.  You may find some helpful messages that way.

Carl Fongheiser
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