[MPlayer-users] Start MPlayer

Ron Eggler ron at rideon.ch
Thu May 19 19:41:45 CEST 2005

If I was goin' to start it with
Mplayer dvd://1
I get this on my screen (konsole):
MPlayer 1.0pre7-3.3.1 (C) 2000-2005 MPlayer Team
CPU: Intel Celeron 2/Pentium III Coppermine,Geyserville (Family: 6,
Stepping: 3)
Detected cache-line size is 32 bytes
CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 0
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 SSE

Failed to open /dev/rtc: Permission denied (it should be readable by the
Setting up LIRC support...
mplayer: could not connect to socket
mplayer: Permission denied
Failed to open LIRC support.
You will not be able to use your remote control.
Playing dvd://1.
Reading disc structure, please wait...
There are 19 titles on this DVD.
There are 8 chapters in this DVD title.
There are 1 angles in this DVD title.
DVD successfully opened.
MPEG-PS file format detected.
MPEG: No audio stream found -> no sound.
VIDEO:  MPEG2  720x576  (aspect 3)  25.000 fps  9000.0 kbps (1125.0 kbyte/s)
vo: X11 running at 1024x768 with depth 16 and 16 bpp (":0.0" => local
Opening video decoder: [mpegpes] MPEG 1/2 Video passthrough
VDec: vo config request - 720 x 576 (preferred csp: Mpeg PES)
Could not find matching colorspace - retrying with -vf scale...
Opening video filter: [scale]
The selected video_out device is incompatible with this codec.
VDecoder init failed :(
Opening video decoder: [libmpeg2] MPEG 1/2 Video decoder libmpeg2-v0.4.0b
Selected video codec: [mpeg12] vfm:libmpeg2 (MPEG-1 or 2 (libmpeg2))
Audio: no sound
Starting playback...
VDec: vo config request - 720 x 576 (preferred csp: Planar YV12)
VDec: using Planar YV12 as output csp (no 0)
Movie-Aspect is 1.78:1 - prescaling to correct movie aspect.
VO: [xv] 720x576 => 1024x576 Planar YV12
V:   0.0   1/  1 ??% ??% ??,?% 0 0

Exiting... (End of file)
reg at linux:~> 

chEErs roN
Ron Eggler
Alte Römerstr.34
CH-8404 Winterhur 
ron at rideon.ch

-----Original Message-----
From: mplayer-users-bounces at mplayerhq.hu
[mailto:mplayer-users-bounces at mplayerhq.hu] On Behalf Of Giacomo Comes
Sent: Donnerstag, 19. Mai 2005 18:50
To: MPlayer usage questions, feature requests, bug reports
Subject: Re: [MPlayer-users] Start MPlayer

On Thu, May 19, 2005 at 06:14:40PM +0200, Ron Eggler wrote:
> Hi,
> When I try to start mplayer I get:
> [c&p]
> reg at linux:~> mplayer /dev/dvd

man mplayer!

For DVD the correct syntax is:
mplayer dvd://1


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