[MPlayer-users] mplayer dvd-playback, crashes system

ThorstenK hal-9000- at t-online.de
Tue Jul 15 22:53:29 CEST 2003

 >> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read 
 >> hi,
 >> everytime when I try to play a dvd with mplayer, it works great for 
a >>short
 >> while, but after a few seconds or minutes, the picture gets very 
 >> (there are only orderless dots in different colors), also the sound 
 >>gets very
 >> bad (a pipe in a very high sound, that repeats it self again and 
 >> this process takes approx. 1-2 seconds, than the system hangs and I 
 >> could reboot the machine!

Hmm - looks like having some hardware trouble. Maybe you're running two 
or more
devices the same interrupt? Even if it should work "theoretically" I 
found out
this can cause some serious headache. ;)

 >Try to separate the interrupts or use some other drivers (which 
<sound-system? OSS?
 >ALSA? Which vo switch do you use?). Maybe this Informations will help 
 >us a little
 > bit further.

I use it with -vo xv and -ao oss! with ogle for example I do not have 
such problems!

- thorsten

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