[MPlayer-users] mplayer frosen after 5 hours of playing

Konrad Materka crimedog at wp.pl
Mon Apr 18 19:15:08 CEST 2005

Dnia 18-04-2005, pon o godzinie 09:00 -0700, RC napisał(a):
> On Mon, 18 Apr 2005 09:53:44 +0200
> "Maxipoint Rep Office" <maxipoint at st.htnet.hr> wrote:
> > After 5-6 hours of playing PC was be frosen.. mplayer process is on
> > 99% and video stay stop on TV screen, and I must restart PC
> First off, are you running mplayer as root?  If you are, you shouldn't
> be (unless you have a very good reason to require it).  If you're not,
> then it's obviously not a problem with mplayer, as no non-root program
> should be able to crash a system.

What about memory leaks? I got hangs after 2 hours of movie using
gmplayer (pre6). Maybe he had the same problem?

Can you check memory usage after few hours? What kernel are you using?

With kindest regards:
Konrad Materka

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