[mythtv-users] PVR-350 cannot play .avi ?

Damian O'Hara damian at cognoscente.uk.com
Mon Mar 27 13:53:24 UTC 2006

Thanks Kevin.

Seems obvious when you think about it. I was in too deep ;o)


Quoting Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net>:

> Damian OHara wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> All set up abut no ability to play divx avi files. Get the "I set that
>> directory path, and when I go to "Watch Videos", it sees my .AVI file.
>> When I select it, it says "Loading <filename>", but never does anything.
>> I have mythvideo installed" thing.
>> Have added the essential codecs from the mplayer website (into
>> /usr/local/lib/codecs/ and also a copy into /usr/lib/codecs) but to no
>> avail.
>> I'm using latest FC4 kernel, 0.19 mythtv and the X framebuffer
>> (ivtvdev_drv.o) as per my previous post.
>> Anyone got past this ?
> Get an mplayer command-line working outside of Myth first, and then
> cut/paste it into the Myth player setup and it will work fine.  Since
> Myth is doing nothing more than launching the player of your choice, you
> need to get that working.
> Kevin
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