[mythtv-users] Does MythTV use mplayer?

David Brieck Jr. dbrieck at gmail.com
Fri Jul 23 17:13:23 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 11:24 AM, MARK ADAMS <madams9 at msn.com> wrote:
> Does MythTV use mplayer as its media player?  If so, how can I have a system
> in which mplayer (and all my other media players) works just fine, but
> MythTV provides no audio for recorded video or live TV, but music plays just
> fine through MythMusic.
> This situation just happened while watching a recording -- one minute
> everything is fine, then the audio just quits.
> How does one troubleshoot this? What might be responsible for such a thing?
> Has anyone seen anything like this before?
> Thanks much.
> Mark

Can you run mythfrontend from a console and perhaps enable some
debugging? That would give us a better idea of what's going on. This
would probably be enough:  mythfrontend -v playback

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