[MPlayer-users] xvid and Divx5 in the same mplayer?

Brian Hall brihall at pcisys.net
Mon Feb 3 01:08:19 CET 2003

On Sun, 02 Feb 2003 15:49:53 -0800
Corey Hickey <bugfood-ml at fatooh.org> wrote:

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read
> DOCS/bugreports.html] Brian Hall wrote:
> > Thanks for the reply.
> > 
> > I built libavcode as described in codecs.html. Xvid-encoded files
> > play fine with libavcodec/ffmpeg, and so do most divx4 (a couple
> > segfault, but that is a different problem).
> > 
> > However, I cannot get libavcodec to decode _any_ Divx5 files
> > (tcprobe -i reveals they are encoded with the "DX50" codec).
> > 
> Are you certain that libavcodec is being used? Please post the
> _entire_ output of mplayer when you try to play such a file.

Here is the output when I try to force use of ffmpeg/libavcodec (not
being autodetected for some reason):

mplayer -vc ffmpeg4 test_divx5.avi
Using GNU internationalization
Original domain: messages
Original dirname: /usr/share/locale
Current domain: mplayer
Current dirname: /usr/local/share/locale

MPlayer CVS-030201-19:13-2.96 (C) 2000-2003 Arpad Gereoffy (see DOCS)

CPU: Intel Celeron 2/Pentium III Coppermine,Geyserville (Family: 6,
Stepping: 6)
Detected cache-line size is 32 bytes
CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 0
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 SSE

Reading config file /usr/local/etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf: No such file or
Reading config file /home/hallb/.mplayer/config
Reading /home/hallb/.mplayer/codecs.conf: can't open
'/home/hallb/.mplayer/codecs.conf': No such file or directory
Reading /usr/local/etc/mplayer/codecs.conf: 49 audio & 130 video codecs
font: can't open file: /home/hallb/.mplayer/font/font.desc
Font /usr/local/share/mplayer/font/font.desc loaded successfully! (140
Using Linux hardware RTC timing (1024Hz).
Can't open input config file /home/hallb/.mplayer/input.conf : No such
file or directory
Can't open input config file /usr/local/etc/mplayer/input.conf : No such
file or directory
Falling back on default (hardcoded) input config

Playing test_divx5.avi
AVI file format detected.
VIDEO:  [DX50]  400x304  24bpp  29.97 fps  780.4 kbps (95.3 kbyte/s)
Opening audio decoder: [mp3lib] MPEG layer-2, layer-3
MP3lib: init layer2&3 finished, tables done
AUDIO: 24000 Hz, 2 ch, 16 bit (0x10), ratio: 6000->96000 (48.0 kbit)
Selected audio codec: [mp3] afm:mp3lib (mp3lib MPEG layer-2, layer-3)
vo: X11 running at 1600x1200 with depth 16 and 16 bpp (":0" => local
Forced video codec: ffmpeg4
*** Try to upgrade /home/hallb/.mplayer/codecs.conf from etc/codecs.conf
*** If it still does not work, read DOCS/codecs.html!
Cannot find codec matching selected -vo and video format 0x30355844.
Checking audio filter chain for 24000Hz/2ch/16bit ->
AF_pre: af format: 2 bps, 2 ch, 24000 hz, little endian signed int
AF_pre: 24000Hz 2ch Signed 16-bit (Little-Endian)
AO: [oss] 24000Hz 2ch Signed 16-bit (Little-Endian) (2 bps)
Building audio filter chain for 24000Hz/2ch/16bit ->
Video: no video
Starting playback...
A:   0.9  0.8% 0%
Exiting... (Quit)

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