[MPlayer-users] Disable audio when using "." to step forward in a movie
ilja_sekler_ at gmx.de
Mon Feb 16 17:04:12 CET 2009
On 16.02.2009 16:38, Krzysztof Duchnowski wrote:
> Ilja Sekler pisze:
>> as for now, using "." to step forward in a movie reproducibly
>> crashes pulseaudio on Ubuntu 8.10 after a few steps, freezing
>> MPlayer (r28597).
>> Killing pulseaudio and starting mplayer with "-vo alsa" has
>> another drawback: depending on the video file, the audio chunks
>> played on each step go far ahead of the video [...]. As soon as
>> MPlayer is unpaused, it tries to catch up the audio, playing video
>> in a fast-forward mode (and complaining about the hardware being to
>> slow for this). [...] why not disabling audio in MPlayer on
>> pressing "." completely?
> Nothing good will happen with ALSA (or anything else) unless you
> uninstall PulseAudio. PulseAudio is messing with many multimedia
> applications, not only with MPlayer.
Fine, but then I stuck with the ALSA problem, which is bad enough and
much older than PulseAudio. Do you think that outputting audio while
moving to a next frame by "." makes sense at all?
ATM, the only way to use the step mode hassle-free is -nosound.
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