[MPlayer-users] BUG: mplayer crashes when playing raw (!) multislice avc streams

Loren Merritt lorenm at u.washington.edu
Fri Jun 3 20:35:18 CEST 2005

On Fri, 3 Jun 2005, bond wrote:

> latest mplayer (from yesterday) crashes on all multislice avc streams (no
> matter if from moonlight, vss or x264) when they are raw (exactly the same
> stream simply remuxed to .mp4 (eg with mp4box or mp4creator) works
> perfectly).
> i also tried en/disabling cabac and b-frames: made no difference
> there has been recently a bugfix that aimed at fixing some multislice
> problems (and the .mp4 files play correctly now, which they didnt do
> before), but it seems to have broken something else with the raw stream
> handling, so this is a slightly different issue, than the one before

Multislice raw h264 never worked in MPlayer. The h264es demuxer reads one 
slice at a time, and lavc needs all the slices of a frame at once.

--Loren Merritt

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