[MPlayer-users] mplayer freezes up over a samba file

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Sun Feb 3 22:34:56 CET 2008

On Saturday, 02 February 2008 at 22:05, w cy wrote:
> > Date: Sat, 2 Feb 2008 21:14:47 +0100
> > From: Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
> > To: mplayer-users at mplayerhq.hu
> > Subject: Re: [MPlayer-users] mplayer freezes up over a samba file
> > 
> > Hello,
> > On Sat, Feb 02, 2008 at 02:49:37PM -0500, w cy wrote:
> >> From time to time, mplayer would freez up the machine
> > 
> > If your whole PC freezes up, the problem is either in your operating
> > system, your drivers or your hardware. But MPlayer certainly is _not_ to
> > blame (I assume you did not run MPlayer in fullscreen, otherwise it can
> > be hard to tell if only MPlayer hangs or the whole system).
> Anything is possible and it could be related to hardware or driver. But
> it never happened to files on local drives.  When it freezes up, i cannot
> even switch to a linux console (ctrl-alt-F1). The hardware is Intel 965G
> Chipset, the OS is Fedora 8.

Is there anything out of ordinary in the system logs? I think there should
be a trace of kernel crash at the time of freeze.

And please stop top-replying. It's annoying (and against the netiquette).


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