[MPlayer-users] Streams intermittently play or don't?

Jim Cross jimgcross at gmail.com
Sat Oct 25 15:02:32 CEST 2014

I'll look at playing a bit more with -nocache ->  -cache 320
-cache-min 0 (or 1 if 0 is not allowed)  but from memory, the previous
version of MPlayer, I kept -nocache  option as some streams played with
this and not -cachexxxx. So need to play a bit more to see if still the

I did run config the second time prior to make. In the config.log, I can
only find (search for 'Ogg'):

Checking for OggVorbis support
Result is: no


Checking for OggTheora support
Result is: no

On Sat, Oct 25, 2014 at 1:51 PM, Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de>

> On Sat, Oct 25, 2014 at 01:47:01PM +0100, Jim Cross wrote:
> > Thanks for the quick response Reimar.
> > I did apt-get build-dep mplayer prior to build the first time but not the
> > second time. Would I need to apt-get build-dep mplayer each time a 'make'
> > is used?
> No. Did you re-run configure afterwards?
> You should have libogg-dev installed, and the Ogg demuxer should be
> marked as enabled at the end of configure output.
> > I only use '-nocache' as a general way to see if a stream will
> play('Start
> > playing...') to record the URL and build a 'playlist'. When I play the
> > from the 'playlist' and there are issues I reset using either -cache 320
> -
> > cache-min 4 (or 15 depending on bit rate) as most streams play with
> > stability. Maybe need to rethink the -nocache option but as there are
> only
> > a small amount that are problematic, I may just think some more... :)
> I think you should have no real disadvantage from using -cache 320
> -cache-min 0 (or 1 if 0 is not allowed) instead.
> In this case the cache is not supposed to work as a cache but to allow
> seeking back.
> I am also looking into fixing the libavformat demuxer issue, but even if
> I do that I'd recommend using the native Ogg demuxer for the moment.
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