Antwort: Re: Antwort: Re: [MPlayer-users] Dump rtsp Stream from Darwin

Nico nsabbi at
Fri Sep 26 17:06:23 CEST 2003

TNeumann at wrote:

>[Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ffmpeg -i ./file.avi
> Input #0, avi, from './file.avi':
>   Duration: 00:00:00.0, bitrate: -2147483 kb/s
>   Stream #0.0: Video: FrNo
>   Stream #0.1: Audio: 0x706d, 44100 Hz, mono
> Must supply at least one output file
> thats the output of ffmpeg.... my prob is that i've only the console 
> to test. Later it must start all automaticly via cronjobs....
> is that a good sign that mencoder stops correctly (by ^C) ?  :
> ......snip.....
> Reading /root/.mplayer/codecs.conf: Can't open 
> '/root/.mplayer/codecs.conf': No such file or directory
> Reading /usr/local/etc/mplayer/codecs.conf: 60 audio & 156 video codecs
> File not found: 'frameno.avi'
> Failed to open frameno.avi
> Reading config file /root/.mplayer/mencoder: No such file or directory
> font: can't open file: /root/.mplayer/font/font.desc
> font: can't open file: /usr/local/share/mplayer/font/font.desc
> Not a Realmedia rtsp url. Trying standard rtsp protocol.
> Connected to server: localhost
> success: format: 21  data: 0x0 - 0x0
> Stream not seekable!
> Initiated "video/MP4V-ES" RTP subsession
> Initiated "audio/MPEG4-GENERIC" RTP subsession
> demux_rtp: Failed to guess the video frame rate
> [V] filefmt:21  fourcc:0x7634706D  size:0x0  fps: 0.00  ftime:=0.0000
> audiocodec: framecopy (format=706d chans=1 rate=44100 bits=0 bps=0 
> sample=0)
> Writing AVI header...
> BasicTaskScheduler::SingleStep(): select() fails: Interrupted system call
> sattv:/tmp/mplayertest #
> by the way, thanks for the fast response.

it's not the usual output that I see when I  ^C mencoder on my PC, but 
it may be enough.
How big is the file?
What doesn't convince me is the 0x706d header in the audio stream of the 
avi file: I expected something like

can you play it with
mplayer -novideo -ac faad file.avi ?

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