[mythtv-users] 32 bit Codecs on 64 Bit Fedora Myth Box

Josh White jaw1959 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 01:20:12 UTC 2008

On Sun, Jun 8, 2008 at 9:05 PM, Ben Curtis <mythtv at nosolutions.com> wrote:

> Hey Everyone,
> I have a 64 bit Fedora Core 8 frontend that I use to watch TV and play
> videos.  All my packages are from "yum" from Fedora (protected), atrpms,
> and freshrpms; except mplayer, which I compiled manually since it seems to
> run better and handles 1080p video better when I do that.
> However, I've noticed that the 64 bit version of mplayer cant use the 32
> bit windows codecs, which means I can't play any of the WMV files I have
> encoded for my Xbox 360.  I get this when I play them:
> Requested audio codec family [wma9dmo] (afm=dmo) not available.
> Enable it at compilation.
> Requested audio codec family [wmadmo] (afm=dmo) not available.
> Enable it at compilation.
> Cannot find codec for audio format 0x162.
> After reading online, this appears to be a common issue.  I've found some
> guides for installing 32 bit mplayer in Ubuntu, or for old Fedora Core
> versions, but nothing that will work for Fedora Core 8.  Anyone out there
> able to get these types of videos to play?
> Thanks,
> Ben
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have you tried w64codecs?  That's what I use on my 64-bit Ubuntu systems...
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