[MPlayer-users] Error message!!!!

Torinthiel torinthiel at megapolis.pl
Tue Feb 15 09:10:19 CET 2005

On Mon, Feb 14, 2005 at 11:15:54PM +0000, George B wrote:
> I have just installed MPlayer, but when I try to play DVD, DivX, mpegs etc. 
> I get the following message
> Error opening/intializing the selected video_out(-vo) device

That's not the only error message there. Probably a message somewhere
near says why (or at leasts gives a hint why)

> What is the problem?Are there any drivers missing?

The problem is exactly what is written - cannot open window to play your
video. Try -vo something_else (i.e. xv, x11, sdl, gl, gl2 - see manpage)

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