[MPlayer-users] trouble seeking mpg123 decoding failed (code 24)

Dennis New dennisn at dennisn.dyndns.org
Tue Dec 3 20:01:17 CET 2013

On Tue, 3 Dec 2013 13:14:43 -0500, Dennis New wrote:
> With some mp3 files (i.e. some podcasts), sometimes mplayer has
> trouble seeking a few seconds back (or forth), and it seems to get
> stuck in silence, in a loop, with stdout spitting out and endless
> stream of this:
> mpg123 decoding failed: No stream opened. (code 24)
> I can get out of this loop by randomly/repeatedly trying to seek
> back/forth, and then it magically resumes roughly where I left off,
> but it's very annoying.
> (Currently I'm using MPlayer SVN-r36370)

I've upgraded mpg123 from 1.14.2 to 1.16.0. It's changelog implies some
work has been on regarding seeking. We'll see.

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