[MPlayer-users] failed to init video_out device

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Fri Apr 4 23:00:49 CEST 2003

On Fri, Apr 04, 2003 at 03:30:18PM -0500, Bob Lockie wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> MPlayer dev-CVS-030404-12:03-2.95.3 (C) 2000-2003 Arpad Gereoffy (see DOCS)
> "The selected video_out device is incompatible with this codec.
> VDecoder init failed :(".
> If gmplayer fails to init the video out device then it continues to try 
> to load and locks up. :-)
> If it can't init the video out device, shouldn't it stop?

This is not a bug report! In fact the above message is normal and
should always appear when playing mpeg1/2 files or dvd/(s)vcd! So if
you want help, follow the instructions and post a proper report!!


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