[MPlayer-users] problems displaying DVD

Guillaume POIRIER poirierg at gmail.com
Sun Aug 21 15:25:55 CEST 2005


On 8/21/05, manou <ailoflinux at yahoo.es> wrote:
> Hi people,
>   I have an IBM Thinkpad A20m, that is a laptop Pentium Celeron 550 Mhz
> with 192 Mb of RAM. My DVD is a Combo LG 5240-p connected through PCMCIA
> in 16 bit mode since in cardbus mode it's no possible to make it
> function.
>   My problem is that when I play a DVD with MPlayer I get this message:
> "too many video packets in the buffer (4096 in 8272851 bytes)"
> and then I can't hear any sound.
> I don't test with other DVD player since i don't like to have more than
> one program for the same thing. But if i don't get any suggestion soon i
> will try with other DVD player, either now I don't know any other.
> I'm not sure if i can fix it with any option of mplayer or it's another
> kind of issue that doesn't involve mplayer but since i use mplayer to
> watch my DVDs i write to this list. Please if i have to write to another
> list tell me what because I don't want to bored anybody.
> My OS is a GNU/Linux UBUNTU Hoary.
> Any suggestion will be really appreciate.

Please tell us _at least_ what command line you typed, and what
version of mplayer you use.


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