[MPlayer-users] Blank screen on MPlayer-1.0rc2
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
dominik at rangers.eu.org
Sun Feb 24 01:19:43 CET 2008
On Sunday, 24 February 2008 at 11:43, yh wrote:
> On 2008-02-24 00:04+0100, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> >On Sunday, 24 February 2008 at 10:36, yh wrote:
> >> On 2008-02-23 12:21+0000, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> >> >Hi!
> >> >
> >> >yh <jupiter.hce <at> gmail.com> writes:
> >> >
> >> >> I was previously installed MPlayer-1.0rc1, it worked fine until when I played
> >> >with a new DVD movie, there
> >> >> were errors and could not play with. As per
> >> >> advised by the people from the list, I updated to MPlayer-1.0rc2. I
> >> >> downloaded a source file, built it on my FC 5 without gui as I only use it
> >> >> in a command line. When I play it, there was no video frame although the audio
> >> >worked.
> >> >>
> >> >> What could I be I missing?
> >> >
> >> >Possibly two things:
> >> >The xv devel package for FC5.
> >> Is the xv devel package included in RC2 source file? If not where
> >> should I download from?
> >Why would it be? It's something that comes with your distribution.
> >yum install libXv-devel
> >(as root) should do the trick. Also I recommend upgrading to at least F-7.
> >FC5 is old and unsupported.
> >> Since I can play with MPlayer-1.0rc1 before on the same machine, does
> >> that mean that the requirement of xv devel package is only new to RC2?
> >It's not new. It's just that to *compile* you need -devel packages.
> >You don't need them to *run* the compiled binaries.
> I installed a libXv-devel-1.0.1-1.2.i386.rpm for FC5, can that
> version be used for RC2?
> $ rpm -q libXv-devel
> I rebuilt the RC2 source, but still no video frame, and same errors in
> the output.
How have you rebuilt it? What does the build log say?
I suggest you upgrade your Fedora and use MPlayer packages from livna
(maintained by me) and save yourself the trouble if you can't build it
properly on your own.
MPlayer developer and RPMs maintainer: http://mplayerhq.hu http://rpm.livna.org
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