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

Neil Sleightholm neil at x2systems.com
Sat Aug 6 17:35:07 CEST 2005

Andrew A. Gill wrote:

> If you're having the same problem that I'm having, then I might
> be able to help.
> It's almost as if the audio were sliced up into one-second bits
> (which it probably is), but the last half of the second plays
> before the first half.
> It only happens on live streams, and I've only noticed it on
> live streams from the BBC.  (I live in the US)
> I do have a file that looks like it suffers from the same
> problem:
> <http://www.needsfoodbadly.com/garbled.ogg>
> <http://www.needsfoodbadly.com/ungarbled.ogg>
> (you don't know how hard it is to track down a bootleg copy of
> something that you deleted when you bought the CD.)
> Anyways, it seems to clear up at the end, but every time that I
> experience it, it doesn't clear up and I have to reinit the
> stream.

Thanks for your reply, this is the same problem (you wouldn't want to
mess up hhgttg). I'm not too clear what your suggested fix is. I too
find that if you restart mplayer it goes away but I need to have it
running without intervention.


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