[MPlayer-users] whole list of streams that won't play
raphael at clifford.net
Wed Aug 6 19:03:34 CEST 2003
Raphael Clifford wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> If you go to http://www.defjam.com/jarule/site/music/vid-panel.las#
> (which is a slightly funny looking page) and attempt to play any of
> the streams they all fail. This is using
> MPlayer dev-CVS-030806-14:50-3.2.2
> mplayerplug-in 0.80
> redhat 9
> LIVE support compiled in.
> They seem to fail for different reasons. The .ram files fail because
> mplayer can't seem to work out that they are text files :) An
> example .ram file contains
> http://www.islanddefjam.com/www2/av/go.smil?num=4342986014&speed= I
> can't see any way to play that from the command line successfully as
> whatever I guess is the correct URL mplayer simply tells me its not a
> recognised type.
> The .wax files fail for some reason I don't understand but it is
> probably similar. The .wax files are also text files that contain more
> info and an mms:// address. That address then fails if you attempt to
> play it by hand by just sitting at the "Caching" stage.
> The .mov files also fail and I have no idea why. I managed to dig
> around and find http://www.islanddefjam.com/www2/av/qt.mov which needs
> faad. Unfortunately, I have installed a faad2 rpm but configure tells
> me it can't find the version number and won't include it. What should
> I do?
> What would be really great is if you could play these files by simply
> clicking on their links in any case.
> Any help very much appreciated.
Forget the faad2 compiling comment. I had simply not installed the right
devel packages. The rest still holds though and I actually can't hear or
see anything in the .mov file either.
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