[MPlayer-users] why can't mplayer deal with a simple mpeg movie (when Xine can)?

Louis-David Mitterrand vindex at apartia.org
Mon Apr 12 19:58:04 CEST 2004

On Mon, Apr 12, 2004 at 10:18:53AM -0400, D Richard Felker III wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 12, 2004 at 10:34:01AM +0200, Louis-David Mitterrand wrote:
> > I'm talking about the famous dancemonkeyboy.mpeg video showing Steve
> > Ballmer on-stage, but the same happens to most of my porn collection's
> > mpeg's:
> > 
> > mplayer is playing the video TOO FAST! the video ends when the sound
> > track has barely reached 2/3 of its length.
> > 
> > This is with version 1.0-pre3cvs20040404.
> > 
> > On the same videos Xine is doing a fine job of playing them at the
> > correct speed.
> I have a better question. Why can't you follow the directions and send
> a proper bug report??? Obviously no one else has this problem so
> something is probably wrong with your hardware and we'll need to see
> debug output to help you find what it is.

OK, here goes:

- distro: debian unstable and kernel 2.6.5
- hardware: Sony Vaio Z1

	processor	: 0
	vendor_id	: GenuineIntel
	cpu family	: 6
	model		: 9
	model name	: Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1500MHz
	stepping	: 5
	cpu MHz		: 1488.645
	cache size	: 1024 KB
	fdiv_bug	: no
	hlt_bug		: no
	f00f_bug	: no
	coma_bug	: no
	fpu		: yes
	fpu_exception	: yes
	cpuid level	: 2
	wp		: yes
	flags		: fpu vme de pse tsc msr mce cx8 sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 tm pbe tm2 est
	bogomips	: 2940.92

	0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 82855PM Processor to I/O Controller (rev 03)
	0000:00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82855PM Processor to AGP Controller (rev 03)
	0000:00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB (ICH4) USB UHCI #1 (rev 03)
	0000:00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB (ICH4) USB UHCI #2 (rev 03)
	0000:00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB (ICH4) USB UHCI #3 (rev 03)
	0000:00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB (ICH4) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 03)
	0000:00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82801BAM/CAM PCI Bridge (rev 83)
	0000:00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. 82801DBM LPC Interface Controller (rev 03)
	0000:00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82801DBM (ICH4) Ultra ATA Storage Controller (rev 03)
	0000:00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBM (ICH4) SMBus Controller (rev 03)
	0000:00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB (ICH4) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 03)
	0000:00:1f.6 Modem: Intel Corp. 82801DB (ICH4) AC'97 Modem Controller (rev 03)
	0000:01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon Mobility M6 LY
	0000:02:05.0 CardBus bridge: Ricoh Co Ltd RL5c475 (rev b8)
	0000:02:05.1 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Ricoh Co Ltd R5C551 IEEE 1394 Controller
	0000:02:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corp. 82801BD PRO/100 VE (MOB) Ethernet Controller (rev 83)
	0000:02:0b.0 Network controller: Intel Corp. PRO/Wireless LAN 2100 3B Mini PCI Adapter (rev 04)

Here is the mplayer output:

	MPlayer dev-CVS--3.3.3 (C) 2000-2004 MPlayer Team

	CPU: Intel Pentium M Banias 1489 MHz (Family: 6, Stepping: 5)
	Detected cache-line size is 64 bytes
	MMX2 supported but disabled
	SSE supported but disabled
	SSE2 supported but disabled
	CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 0 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 0 SSE2: 0
	Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX

	Reading config file /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf
	Reading config file /home/ldm/.mplayer/config
	Reading /home/ldm/.mplayer/codecs.conf: Can't open '/home/ldm/.mplayer/codecs.conf': No such file or directory
	Reading /etc/mplayer/codecs.conf: 64 audio & 174 video codecs
	font: can't open file: /home/ldm/.mplayer/font/font.desc
	Font /usr/share/mplayer/font/font.desc loaded successfully! (206 chars)
	Failed to open /dev/rtc: Permission denied (/dev/rtc should be readable by the user.)
	Using usleep() timing
	Can't open input config file /home/ldm/.mplayer/input.conf: No such file or directory
	Input config file /etc/mplayer/input.conf parsed: 53 binds
	Setting up LIRC support...
	mplayer: could not connect to socket
	mplayer: No such file or directory
	Failed to open LIRC support.
	You will not be able to use your remote control.

	Playing dancemonkeyboy.mpeg.
	MPEG-PS file format detected.
	VIDEO:  MPEG1  240x176  (aspect 1)  30.000 fps  300.0 kbps (37.5 kbyte/s)
	Opening audio decoder: [mp3lib] MPEG layer-2, layer-3
	MP3lib: init layer2&3 finished, tables done
	AUDIO: 32000 Hz, 2 ch, 16 bit (0x10), ratio: 4000->128000 (32.0 kbit)
	Selected audio codec: [mp3] afm:mp3lib (mp3lib MPEG layer-2, layer-3)
	vo: X11 running at 1400x1050 with depth 16 and 16 bpp (":0.0" => local display)
	Opening video decoder: [mpegpes] MPEG 1/2 Video passthrough
	VDec: vo config request - 240 x 176 (preferred csp: Mpeg PES)
	Could not find matching colorspace - retrying with -vf scale...
	Opening video filter: [scale]
	The selected video_out device is incompatible with this codec.
	VDecoder init failed :(
	Opening video decoder: [libmpeg2] MPEG 1/2 Video decoder libmpeg2-v0.3.1
	Selected video codec: [mpeg12] vfm:libmpeg2 (MPEG 1 or 2 (libmpeg2))
	Checking audio filter chain for 32000Hz/2ch/16bit -> 32000Hz/2ch/16bit...
	AF_pre: af format: 2 bps, 2 ch, 32000 hz, little endian signed int 
	AF_pre: 32000Hz 2ch Signed 16-bit (Little-Endian)
	alsa-init: requested format: 32000 Hz, 2 channels, Signed 16-bit (Little-Endian)
	alsa-init: 1 soundcard found, using: hw:0,0
	alsa1x: 48000 Hz/2 channels/4 bpf/65536 bytes buffer/Signed 16 bit Little Endian
	AO: [alsa1x] 48000Hz 2ch Signed 16-bit (Little-Endian) (2 bps)
	Building audio filter chain for 32000Hz/2ch/16bit -> 48000Hz/2ch/16bit...
	Starting playback...
	VDec: vo config request - 240 x 176 (preferred csp: Planar YV12)
	VDec: using Planar YV12 as output csp (no 0)
	Movie-Aspect is undefined - no prescaling applied.
	VO: [xv] 240x176 => 240x176 Planar YV12 
	alsa-uninit: pcm closed-0.397 ct: -0.120   43/ 43   3%  1%  0.9% 4 0 92%

	Exiting... (Quit)

The dancemonkeyboy.mpeg file is available for testing at

ldm at apartia.fr

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