[Mplayer-users] Problems on an Athlon

Tony Clark tclark at telia.com
Sun Aug 5 21:02:52 CEST 2001

It crashes using fbdev in a normal console...guess that rules out the nv 
driver....Just running it now using null...

On Sunday 05 August 2001 20:11, you wrote:
> On Sun, 5 Aug 2001, Tony Clark wrote:
> > Hang on a minute, I'll just put my flame proof suit on
> Hi! Ist that flame proof or flame proof? :-)
> > I've been trying to get mplayer to run till the end of a movie on my
> > system. It will run for about 10 - 20 minutes...seems to depend a bit on
> > what desktop I am using.  Seems to perfer gnome.  It usually crashes
> > after taking out in other applications that may be running at the same
> > time.  I have even had it screw the bios on the machine.  At least I am
> > pretty sure it did.  It can crash X as well but usually its just happy to
> > crash the console it is run from.
> What output drivers were you using?  -vo xv   -vo x11   ?
> mplayer should not have the ability to crash anything you describe,
> especially not the BIOS, unless you run it as root, which you surely do
> not.
> So it must be some other component, like graphics driver.
> Does ist crash with  -vo x11  ?   -vo null  ?   with -nosound ?
> Do you have a framebuffer-device, or aalib? Then does it crash completely
> without XFree?
> If any of this answers no, I'd blame the nv modules!
> gruel

Tony Clark
ASIC, FGPA and Digital Design
+46 702 894 667

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