[mythtv-users] Problem playing video file

Stefan D raptorjr08 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 20 17:44:13 UTC 2011

On Sun, Nov 20, 2011 at 6:23 PM, Karl Dietz
<dekarl at spaetfruehstuecken.org>wrote:

> On 20.11.2011 12:24, Stefan D wrote:
> > Now when Tintin is so popular in the movies i decided to watch some old
> > cartoons of Tintin, to see the original. But i'm having problems in
> > playing them with Myth. Tried mplayer and it worked perfect. Isn't Myth
> > and mplayer using the same libraries or something, so if it works in
> > mplayer it should work in Myth? Also works fine in Windows Mediaplayer.
> > In the frontend log i can find this that don't look right:
> >
> > ALSA: Unable to sufficiently increase ALSA hardware buffer size -
> > underruns are likely
> >
> > I changed permissions on some sound thing so Myth should be able to
> > increase the buffer. But then again, mplayer works without any changes.
> >
> > I have a small part of the video if someone is interested in
> > investigating, unless there is some problem with my setup.
> The AVI container is broken when it comes to VBR audio, you might get
> alot better results by just remuxing into MKV, MP4, TS, basically any
> modern container format.
> You're log doesnt contain the version of mythtv you are using.
> If you are on 0.25-master, there have been some changes lately to the
> ringbuffer for low bitrate streams.
> Regards,
> Karl
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Yes, i missed that information, i'm running 0,25-master. Did my latest
update a week ago or something.
But am i wrong in assuming that if it works in mplayer it should work in

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