[MPlayer-users] mplayer 1.0pre5: error when playing an .avi file

Jan Knutar jknutar at nic.fi
Thu Sep 16 20:45:57 CEST 2004

On Thursday 16 September 2004 21:10, wwp wrote:

> I'm failing to play a video using mplayer 1.0pre5 (glibc 2.2.5, gcc 3.2), the
> video file is available online: http://www.freedesktop.org/~jg/xorg.avi. This is
> the first time that I encounter such error.

> VIDEO:  [DIVX]  858x774  24bpp  25.000 fps  4041.2 kbps (493.3 kbyte/s)

> VO: [xv] 858x774 => 858x774 Planar YV12 
> X11 error: BadAlloc (insufficient resources for operation)

I am guessing that you use Xorg server. There is a known bug in it that affects
xvideo, especially with higher resolution stuff. Ironic that a file called xorg.avi
would trigger it ;-)

A fix was supposedly comitted very recently to Xorg cvs to fix it,

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