[MPlayer-users] Re: no joy with latest CVS April%2

michael higgins michael.higgins at snet.net
Fri Apr 2 05:59:01 CEST 2004

Stephen Stocker wrote:
> 	Hi,
>>>>Right. It's not a problem but a report of the install from CVS, which  I
>>>>just undid immediately thereafter.
>>>>It had nothing to do with the info about the stream, it's just all
>>>>there was to post.
>>>>>Could not open/initialize audio device -> no sound.
>>>>>Audio: no sound
>>>>>Video: no video
>>>>This was the unexpected error.
>   This just occurred to me, what do you get by typing mplayer -ao help?
>   MPlayer changed the ALSA driver's name when ALSA changed versions, and
>   you may have the old ALSA name set in your .mplayer/config file. 
>   If nothing else, the -ao help command should tell you what audio
>   output drivers you have, and you might find one that works. :) Hope
>   this makes sense.

Thanks Steve. That was it. So, the problem is there's nothing to alert 
the unsuspecting person like myself that there's been a change. But 
that's fine. I could've read a change log or something, I guess.

Thanks again!

-- mike higgins

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