[MPlayer-users] mplayer video suddenly gone

RC cooleyr at gmail.com
Thu Jul 24 09:51:11 CEST 2008

On Wed, 23 Jul 2008 23:49:26 -0400
"Russell Behne" <rwbehne1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> When I try to watch any video in mplayer sound works just fine but the
> screen is black - no picture.  I tried whatever other players I have,
> they either can't play an .avi file or get the same black screen as in
> mplayer.

That suggests a problem with Xv.  You can probably still play videos
using -vo x11, gl, sdl, vidix, etc.

Without knowing more about your system, I can only suggest powering off
your machine, and unplugging it for an hour just to be sure...  Then
trying again.

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