[MPlayer-users] mplayer -vo xv--can't kill mplayer
Karl and Tanya Pizzolatto
karlandtanya at earthlink.net
Tue Feb 18 01:17:20 CET 2003
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If I use the buz video output to play a video, I get the video, and it looks
However...Having done this, the mplayer process keeps running, and apparently
has the buz card busied. I cannot kill mplayer (kill -9, killall, whatever I
try, mplayer stays in the process list). If I try to rmmod zoran, zoran is
busy (presumably by mplayer).
Problem becomes when I try to use the buz for anything else (watching tv,
recording a signal to disk), my computer LOCKS UP tight. No response to any
mouse or keyboard input. I have to reboot by hard reset!
Workaround, of course, is to reboot after playing video out to the TV. But
that's kinda a hokey workaround!
How do I kill mplayer (or better, why does it fail to let go of the buz
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