playing dvds in hoary

Michael P. Soulier msoulier at
Mon Jun 27 20:26:54 UTC 2005

On 26/06/05 Michael P. Soulier said:

> Ok, this worked in Warty just fine, but now trying to play dvds in Hoary
> is resulting in mirrored vertical lines for almost half of the right
> side of the image. I followed the restricted formats page in the wiki
> and installed libdvdcss2. I've enabled dma on the drive. Not sure what's
> going on here. 
> Has anyone else seen this? Happening with Xine and Totem-xine. 

And forget mplayer in hoary. 

Building audio filter chain for 48000Hz/2ch/16bit ->
Starting playback...

MPlayer interrupted by signal 11 in module: decode_audio
- MPlayer crashed by bad usage of CPU/FPU/RAM.
  Recompile MPlayer with --enable-debug and make a 'gdb' backtrace and
  disassembly. Details in
- MPlayer crashed. This shouldn't happen.
  It can be a bug in the MPlayer code _or_ in your drivers _or_ in your
  gcc version. If you think it's MPlayer's fault, please read
  DOCS/HTML/en/bugreports.html and follow the instructions there. We
can't and
  won't help unless you provide this information when reporting a
possible bug.

Yikes! Who's maintaining this one? 


Michael P. Soulier <msoulier at>
"Those who would give up esential liberty for temporary safety deserve
neither liberty nor safety." --Benjamin Franklin
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