[MPlayer-users] Why can't I play mp3 files?

Han-Seong Kim khs at digital-digital.com
Wed Oct 31 14:11:21 CET 2001

Hi there,

I want to decode MP3 files.
But I can't play MP3 files.
below is the dump message when failed.

[root at khs2 MPlayer-0.50]# ./mplayer a.mp3 -v

MPlayer 0.50  (C) 2000-2001 Arpad Gereoffy (see DOCS!)

Reading /root/.mplayer/codecs.conf: 18 audio & 40 video codecs
CommandLine: 'a.mp3' '-v'
num_filenames: 1
font: can't open file: /root/.mplayer/font/font.desc
font: can't open file: /usr/local/share/mplayer/font/font.desc
Playing a.mp3
File size is 5128836 bytes
ASF_check: not ASF guid!
MPEG Stream reached EOF
ds_fill_buffer: EOF reached (stream: video)  
Not MPEG System Stream format... (maybe Transport Stream?)
Checking for MOV
MOV: unknown chunk:  1380533830
stream_seek: WARNING! Can't seek to 0x52494646 !
============= Sorry, this file format not recognized/supported ===============
=== If this file is an AVI, ASF or MPEG stream, please contact the author! ===

Exiting... (End of file)
max framesize was 0 bytes
[root at khs2 MPlayer-0.50]# 

What's the reason ?

Han-Seong Kim

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