[ubuntu-uk] Ogg playback problem

Gary Kearley gary at kearley.net
Wed Nov 1 14:21:40 GMT 2006


Michael,

thanks for your reply, sadly though opening a terminal and typing
gmplayer, then trying to play the .ogg file gives me an error, as per
the attached .txt file.

does this file offer any possible fixes to my problem?

Regards,

Gary

On Wed, 2006-11-01 at 14:08 +0000, Michael Wood wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I also had the same problem, with the mplayer plugin, however running 
> mplayer or gmplayer and opening the url worked fine.
> 
> Gary Kearley wrote:
> > I have a problem trying to playback the .ogg file Alan created.
> >
> > I can play the ogg file from the "example content" fine, but trying to
> > play Alan's ogg file causes Mplayer to display "Error
> > opening/initializing the selected video_out (-vo) device." and causes
> > Totem movie player (now using totem gstreamer) to just open, display a
> > black playing window for half a second and then close, no reported
> > errors.
> >
> > I have no idea why, especially as the nelson mandella video plays fine,
> > and the properties for both videos are very similar.
> >
> > Any ideas?
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Gary
> >
> >
> >   
> 
> 
> -- 
> /\/\ichael [ email at michaelwood.me.uk  ]
>   \/\/ood  [ http://michaelwood.me.uk ]
> 
> 
-------------- next part --------------
garyke at dogbert:~$ gmplayer
MPlayer 2:0.99+1.0pre8-0ubuntu8 (C) 2000-2006 MPlayer Team
CPU:         Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 2.00GHz (Family: 6, Model: 13, Stepping: 8)
CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 1
Compiled with runtime CPU detection.



Linux RTC init error in ioctl (rtc_irqp_set 1024): Permission denied
Try adding "echo 1024 > /proc/sys/dev/rtc/max-user-freq" to your system startup scripts.
Opening joystick device /dev/input/js0
Can't open joystick device /dev/input/js0: No such file or directory
Can't init input joystick
Setting up LIRC support...
mplayer: could not connect to socket
mplayer: No such file or directory
Failed to open LIRC support.
You will not be able to use your remote control.

Playing /home/garyke/Desktop/20061031_xchat.ogg.
[Ogg] stream 0: video (Theora v3.2.0), -vid 0
[Ogg] stream 1: audio (Vorbis), -aid 0
Ogg file format detected.
VIDEO:  [theo]  1024x768  24bpp  15.000 fps    0.0 kbps ( 0.0 kbyte/s)
==========================================================================
Opening audio decoder: [libvorbis] Ogg/Vorbis audio decoder
AUDIO: 44100 Hz, 1 ch, s16le, 80.0 kbit/11.34% (ratio: 10000->88200)
Selected audio codec: [vorbis] afm: libvorbis (OggVorbis Audio Decoder)
==========================================================================
open: No such file or directory
Couldn't open: /dev/mga_vid
Error opening/initializing the selected video_out (-vo) device.


Exiting... (Quit)
garyke at dogbert:~$ 


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