[MPlayer-users] Re: BUG - Garbled output playing realaudio

Neil Sleightholm neil at x2systems.com
Thu Aug 4 22:47:29 CEST 2005

RC wrote:
> No need to appologize, you've been quite patient, and it looks like
> I'm the only one looking at this problem...  I've reproduced it, but
> it's a bit difficult to track down because of a couple problems.  
> For one thing, the last couple times I've tried playing from the URL
> you gave, I got nothing but silence, so it seems to be offline.  If
> you've got a few other URLs, that would help.
> The other problem is that -ac racookwin is crashing, on my system at
> least.  I'll file a bugreport about that issue, and perhaps it will
> get fixed sometime soon.
> So, for now, I can't even say if it's a codec or a network issue.  The
> fact that the codec doesn't report any problems seems suspicious, but
> I can't use the other 'cook' codec to see if anything changes.

Thanks for looking at this. Here are a few things that might help:

The dump files I posted probably won't play directly from my site, you
could try downloading them and then playing them with the cmd line:
mplayer "00.44 stream.dump".

The 2 streams that I know suffer this problem are:

All the streams come from the BBC site http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/

I have tried the -ac racookwin on my system and it seems to work but
doesn't fix the garbled output problem.


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