Why does mplayer no longer play Car Talk?
I used to use mplayer from the console successfully to
listen to the Car Talk radio show.
As shown below, it now fails with a missing codec, but
I have not removed any packages from my system. Any
suggestions for getting it to work again would
$ mplayer rtsp://rx-lvl3-tex10.rbn.com/farm/*/cartalk/cartalk/demand/CT0443-01.ra
MPlayer 1.0pre5-3.3.5 (C) 2000-2004 MPlayer Team
CPU: Advanced Micro Devices Athlon Thunderbird 1101 MHz (Family: 6, Stepping: 2)
Detected cache-line size is 64 bytes
MMX2 supported but disabled
3DNow supported but disabled
3DNowExt supported but disabled
CPUflags: MMX: 1 MMX2: 0 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 0 SSE2: 0
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX
Reading config file /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf
Reading config file /home/adam/.mplayer/config
Reading /home/adam/.mplayer/codecs.conf: font: can't open file: /home/adam/.mplayer/font/font.desc
Font /usr/share/mplayer/font/font.desc loaded successfully! (206 chars)
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.
Using usleep() timing
Input config file /home/adam/.mplayer/input.conf parsed: 0 binds
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.
Resolving rx-lvl3-tex10.rbn.com for AF_INET...
Connecting to server rx-lvl3-tex10.rbn.com[188.8.131.52]:554 ...
Cache size set to 1024 KBytes
Connected to server: rx-lvl3-tex10.rbn.com
Cache fill: 19.53% (204800 bytes) REAL file format detected.
======= WAVE Format =======
Format Tag: 28515 (0x6F63)
avg byte/sec: 32041
Block align: 558
Unknown extra header dump: [5d]      [2e]           
name: Car Talk 0443-Segment 1
author: Car Talk
copyright: (C) 2004 Dewey Cheetham and Howe
Trying to force audio codec driver family libmad...
Cannot find codec for audio format 0x6B6F6F63.
Audio: no sound
Video: no video
Exiting... (End of file)