[MPlayer-users] Mencoder 20060608 cannot play ".rm"

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Fri Jun 9 10:48:40 CEST 2006

On Friday, 09 June 2006 at 07:50, - - wrote:
> >On Thursday, 08 June 2006 at 15:56, - - wrote:
> >> Dear Folks,
> >>
> >> Hello, I have previously "MPlayer 1.0pre7try" which had problems
> >> with reading ".tivo" files. I upgraded to the latest 20060608
> >> version and now it does not play ".rm" files. Both versions
> >> were compiled from source using Knoppix 4.0.2.
> >>
> >> Does anybody know what is wrong? I have noticed that Ubuntu 6.06's
> >> MPlayer also have this problem. Has ".rm" support but dropped or
> >> do I know need some codecs?
> >
> >We need samples. If you can, please do regression testing:
> >http://www.mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/HTML/en/bugreports_regression_test.html
> >and find out when it got broken.
> Hello, the URL you gave me does not work.

Use www1 instead of www. One of the mirrors is missing a piece of configuration.

> I rebuild my old 
> "mplayer-1.0pre7try2"
> source. Problem still occurs. My system may be screwed up. My error is as 
> follows.
> I put my codecs at "/usr/local/lib/win32". I renamed it to 
> "/usr/local/lib/codecs" and everything worked again. I think I renamed
> because of the need of "Xine". I will stick a symbolic link.
> I feel very stupid for my mistake. Thanks for your help.

I'm confused. Do you still have the problem or was it because of the wrong
location and is now resolved?

> ====
> VDecoder init failed :(
> Opening video decoder: [realvid] RealVideo decoder
> Win32 LoadLibrary failed to load: drv43260.dll, 
> /usr/local/lib/codecs/drv43260.dll, /usr/lib/win32/drv43260.dll, 
> /usr/local/lib/win32/drv43260.dll
> Error loading dll
> ERROR: Could not open required DirectShow codec drv43260.dll.

Apparently it cannot find the required file.


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