Re: [SLUG] Mplayer lacking sound
Well according to your output below you're running mplayer as root and the
config's in adam's home directory. Maybe just for the test...
# cd /root
# ln -s /home/adam/.mplayer
On Wed, 17 Mar 2004, Adam Bogacki wrote:
> Hi, I've noticed that my mozilla mplayer plugin
> shows video but lacks audio. I've downloaded and installed
> all available codecs in /home/adam/.mplayer/codecs
> with no change. I've easily played MP3's via XMMS,
> so it's not hardware.
> Starting mplayer in text mode as root gives me
> > Tux:~# mplayer
> > MPlayer 1.0pre3-3.3.3 (C) 2000-2003 MPlayer Team
> > CPU: Intel Celeron 2/Pentium III Coppermine,Geyserville 2559 MHz
> > (Family: 6, Ste pping: 3)
> > Detected cache-line size is 32 bytes
> > CPUflags: MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 0
> > Compiled for Debian.
> > Reading config file /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf
> > Reading config file /root/.mplayer/config
> > Reading /root/.mplayer/codecs.conf: Can't open
> > '/root/.mplayer/codecs.conf': No such file or directory
> > Reading /etc/mplayer/codecs.conf: 61 audio & 169 video codecs
> > Usage: mplayer [options] [url|path/]filename
> > Basic options: (complete list in the man page)
> > -vo <drv[:dev]> select video output driver & device ('-vo help' for
> > a list)
> > -ao <drv[:dev]> select audio output driver & device ('-ao help' for
> > a list)
> > vcd://<trackno> play VCD (Video CD) track from device instead of
> > plain file
> > dvd://<titleno> play DVD title from device instead of plain file
> The main problem seems to be the config file.
> Currently it looks like
> > Tux:~# cd ~/.mplayer
> > Tux:~/.mplayer# ls
> > Skin config
> I'm confused about how to set up an appropriate config file.
> On the one hand 'man mplayer' tells me that a user specific
> '~/.mplayer/config' takes precedence but the default config
> for the input system is '~/.mplayer/input.conf'
> The example '~/.mplayer/config' in 'man mplayer'
> > EXAMPLE:
> > # Use Matrox driver by default.
> > vo=xmga
> > # I love practicing handstands while watching videos.
> > flip=yes
> > # Decode/encode multiple files from png,
> > # start with mf://filemask
> > mf=type=png:fps=25
> does not show me how to proceed in my situation.
> Could someone post a realistic config template, focusing on audio ?
> Adam Bogacki,
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