[Mplayer-users] Problem playing DV

Stefan Recksiegel sr at particle.uni-karlsruhe.de
Thu May 24 11:42:36 CEST 2001

Hi A'rpi,

> try to add fourcc dvsd to codecs.conf (fourcc DVSD is already there,
> just add this line with 'dvsd' lowercase)

that changes the error message to

MPlayer 0.17cvs-010522-14:16  (C) 2000-2001 Arpad Gereoffy <arpi at thot.banki.hu>

Reading config file: /etc/mplayer.conf: No such file or directory
Reading config file: /home/sr/.mplayer/config
Reading /home/sr/.mplayer/codecs.conf: 15 audio & 28 video codecs
Font /home/sr/.mplayer/font/font.desc loaded successfully! (138 chars)
Detected AVI file format!
==> Found video stream: 0
==> Found audio stream: 1
VIDEO:  [dvsd]  720x576  24bpp  25.00 fps  28800.0 kbps (3515.6 kbyte/s)
[V] filefmt:3  fourcc:0x64737664  size:720x576  fps:25.00  ftime:=0.0400
Found audio codec: [pcm] drv:2 (Uncompressed PCM)
dec_audio: Allocating 2048 + 65536 = 67584 bytes for output buffer
AUDIO: srate=32000  chans=2  bps=2  sfmt=0x10  ratio: 128000->128000
Found video codec: [dv] drv:4 (Sony Digital Video (DV))
Loading DLL: /usr/lib/win32/qdv.dllCalled unk_GetVersionExW
Segmentation fault

> btw files grabbed with dvgrab doesn't work, they aren't standard AVI files.

Might this be the reason for the crash ?
It's a pity though, it would be very nice to be able to play these files.
Do you know what is non-standard about them ? lav2* can read them.


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