[MPlayer-users] no sound playing dvd; a52 error or some kind
James D. Freels
freelsjd at ornl.gov
Wed Feb 19 16:17:14 CET 2003
The addition of the switch "-aid 129" fixed the problem. Using 128 did not
work, but 130 did. I went no further.
I have uploaded two files to ftp://ftp.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/incoming
The file names should be self explanatory.
I hope this helps and thanks for a great package in mplayer !
On Monday 17 February 2003 18:22, Corey Hickey wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> James D. Freels wrote:
> > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > I have a Debian/Sid system with the mplayer debs from
> > http://marillat.free.fr/
> > installed. Most everything works. However, the sound when playing a dvd
> > does not play. the only hint is the following error messages:
> > a52: CRC check failed
> > then later in the play stream
> > a52: error at resampling
> > Eventually the playback stops with messages about noninterlacing
> > applicable only to playback of .avi files.
> > I have tried this with / without alss. I have a SB Live card that works
> > fine for everything else.
> > Anyone have a clue on this one ?
> > P.S. I have an ample machine. I have also played dvds with sound on
> > another machine of lesser cpu using the same debs and it works fine
> > (different sound card, different cpu).
> 1. Debs from marillat.free.fr aren't supported here (issues I don't know
> and therefore won't get into). Download the source of 0.90rc4 or the
> latest CVS, and compile. If you want, you can make your own custom debs
> from the source. Short version:
> $ export DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS="--option1 --option2"
> $ #replace the options above with what you want to pass to ./configure
> $ fakeroot debian/rules binary
> 2. Sometimes the DVD audio stream isn't correctly detected. Try
> $ mplayer -dvd 1 -aid 128
> or 129, etc. If this doesn't work, you ought to upload a sample to
> $ mplayer -dvd 1 -dumpstream
> and press CTRL+C when stream.dump reaches 10 MB or so. Send this and a
> descriptive text file to the above ftp.
> 3. On second thought, upload a sample and text even if you can get the
> audio to play with -aid. Thus, the developers have a chance to improve
> the autodetection code.
> 4. In the future, if you have a problem with mplayer read
> DOCS/bugreports.html, and, _at_the_very_least_, include the full output
> of mplayer when trying to play the file you have trouble with.
> Have fun, :)
> RTFM!!! http://www.MPlayerHQ.hu/DOCS
> Search: http://www.MPlayerHQ.hu/cgi-bin/htsearch
James D. Freels, Ph.D.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
freelsjd at ornl.gov
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