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

TNeumann at TNeumann at
Fri Sep 26 18:22:31 CEST 2003

When i try to play it ends with :
Playing file.avi
AVI file format detected.
AVI: Missing video stream!? Contact the author, it may be a bug :(
Falling back on trying to parse playlist file.avi...
============ Sorry, this file format is not recognized/supported 
=== If this file is an AVI, ASF or MPEG stream, please contact the author! 

i think that there are some errors during my compilation process. or so.
i don't know what i must do.... But there was no error during make... 

i'm new to the mplayer.... so my experiences are not so good...

we make the same procedure with a shoutcast server. we connect to it with 
mplayer and dump the stream for on-demand.
this works fine....

is there a rpm for linux which includes all codecs that i need ? (incl

Nico <nsabbi at>
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26.09.2003 17:06
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[Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]

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 
> 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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