[MPlayer-users] mplayer error and question

pl p_l at gmx.fr
Thu Mar 28 11:41:02 CET 2002

On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 05:33:33PM -0800, Taura Milana wrote:
>    I compile MPlayer CVS-020325-21:00-egcs-2.91.66 on a
> RedHat 6.2 Linux 2.2.15.   After throughly reading
> both the local and online documentation and searching the
> mailing list archives for two days, I decided to ask my
> question here.

RH6.2 is really old.  gcc 2.95.[34] is warmly advised as well as X 4.x
so an upgrade might fix your problems (or not who knows...)

> I noticed an error whenever the video stops playing
> (when I press the stop button or when the video reaches
> the end):
> *** free_stream() called ***
> Gdk-ERROR **: BadShmSeg (invalid shared segment parameter)
>   serial 13208 error_code 128 request_code 129 minor_code 2
> Xlib: unexpected async reply (sequence 0x339c)!
> And when I exit:
> Exiting... (Exit)
> X Error of failed request:  BadGC (invalid GC parameter)
>   Major opcode of failed request:  60 (X_FreeGC)
>   Resource id in failed request:  0x3400000
>   Serial number of failed request:  13439
>   Current serial number in output stream:  13436
>    Has anyone else experienced this problem before? The
> only other report I found was that someone was playing
> a DVD (but I was playing an mpg4/divx).
>    Also, is there a way to hide the counter/timmer on
> the video window?  Thanks in advance!

Best regards,

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