[MPlayer-users] Can't play .au file

Vlad C. vladc6 at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 8 03:31:19 CET 2005

I'm having trouble playing the following .au file
using MPlayer 1.0pre6-RPM-3.2.2:

This is what is printed on the console:
MPlayer 1.0pre6-RPM-3.2.2 (C) 2000-2004 MPlayer Team
CPU: Intel Celeron Covington/Pentium II
Deschutes,Tonga/Pentium II Xeon (Family: 6, Stepping:
Detected cache-line size is 32 bytes
CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 0 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 0
SSE2: 0
Compiled with runtime CPU detection - WARNING - this
is not optimal!
To get best performance, recompile MPlayer with
Warning unknown option cache_min at line 144
Warning unknown option cache_prefill at line 147
Linux RTC init error in ioctl (rtc_irqp_set 1024):
Permission denied
Try adding "echo 1024 >
/proc/sys/dev/rtc/max-user-freq" to your system
Playing music_test/belarus/garelka.au.
Cache fill:  0.61% (51586 bytes)    libavformat file
format detected.
Opening audio decoder: [pcm] Uncompressed PCM audio
AUDIO: 8000 Hz, 1 ch, 0 bit (0x10), ratio: 0->0 (0.0
Selected audio codec: [pcm] afm:pcm (Uncompressed PCM)
Checking audio filter chain for 8000Hz/1ch/0bit ->
AF_pre: af format: 0 bps, 1 ch, 8000 hz, little endian
signed int
AF_pre: 8000Hz 1ch Unknown
AO: [oss] 8000Hz 2ch Unknown (1 bps)
Building audio filter chain for 8000Hz/1ch/0bit ->
[format] The number of bytes per sample must be 1, 2,
3 or 4. Current value is 0  
[libaf] Reinitialization did not work, audio filter
'format' returned error code -2
Couldn't find matching filter/ao format!
Video: no video
Starting playback...
A:  -0.0 (00.0) ??,?% 0%

This file plays in Windows Media Player 6.4 under
Linux/Wine. What could I do to make it work in


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