[Mplayer-users] dvd: ac3 sigill bug

Arpi arpi at thot.banki.hu
Sat Jun 16 23:10:51 CEST 2001


> I just played around with mplayer to see if i can find out
> what problem my system has with ac3 sound (I always got a
> sigill even i dont have a any patches applied to the kernel).
> After playing with the configure options I found that 
> dissabling the sse optimisation solves the problem. (don't ask
> me why I didn't try this before). Can some give my a short
> explanation how the ac3 system in mplayer works, so I can
> nail down the problem ?
What CPU and kernel version you have?

> I also have an other problem which is machine dependend
> (ie it works on my PII but not on my notebook with a PIII)
> I got the following error msg:
> ---schnipp---
> DEMUXER: Too many (4096 in 8271968 bytes) video packets in the buffer!
> (maybe you play a non-interleaved stream/file or video codec failed)
> ---schnapp---
> With the same effect as usual: sound stops playing.
> As it is not an divx (but an dvd or the ripped mpeg file)
> -ni does not work. Any hints how i can solve this ?
yes, -ni works for AVI files only.
try to increase packet / size limits at demuxer.h:

#define MAX_PACKS 4096
#define MAX_PACK_BYTES 0x800000

maybe your audio card has too large buffer so 4096 isn't enough to keep
data for delay between audio & video.

A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team

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