[MPlayer-users] Problems with DivX playing

Andrej Trobentar andrej.trobentar at rikom.si
Thu Mar 28 00:08:02 CET 2002


When I try to play a divx file I get the error :

[root at pimp cdrom]# mplayer "Sleepy Hollow.avi"

MPlayer 0.60-2.95.2 (C) 2000-2002 Arpad Gereoffy (see DOCS!)

CPU vendor name: GenuineIntel  max cpuid level: 1
CPU: Intel Pentium MMX P55C (Type: 5, Stepping: 4)
CPUflags: Type: 5 MMX: 1 MMX2: 0 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 0 SSE2: 0
Compiled for x86 CPU with features: MMX
Reading /root/.mplayer/codecs.conf: can't open 
'/root/.mplayer/codecs.conf': No
such file or directory
Reading /usr/local/share/mplayer/codecs.conf: 26 audio & 70 video codecs
font: can't open file: /root/.mplayer/font/font.desc
font: can't open file: /usr/local/share/mplayer/font/font.desc
Linux RTC init: open: No such device
Using usleep() timing
Playing Sleepy Hollow.avi
SUB: Detected sub file: Sleepy Hollow.srt
SUB: Detected subtitle file format: 2
SUB: Read 411 subtitles.
Not an URL!
Detected AVI file format!
VIDEO:  [DIV3]  608x336  24bpp  25.00 fps  805.3 kbps (98.3 kbyte/s)
[V] filefmt:3  fourcc:0x33564944  size:608x336  fps:25.00  ftime:=0.0400
Detected audio codec: [mp3] drv:1 (MPEG layer-2, layer-3)
mp3lib: Processor ID: 544
mp3lib: Using Pentium-MMX optimized decore.
AUDIO: srate=48000  chans=2  bps=2  sfmt=0x10  ratio: 16000->192000
Detected video codec: [divx] drv:2 prio:0 (DivX ;-) (MS MPEG-4 v3))
Support for win32 codecs disabled, or unavailable on non-x86 platforms!
FATAL: Couldn't initialize video codec :(
*** free_stream() called ***

Exiting... (End of file)

What am I doing wrong?

Btw.: Has Mplayer a GUI that I could use under Blackbox?

Many thanks for your help and have a nice day,


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