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Re: No video with mplayer and mplayer-plugin



On 4/17/05, D. D. Brierton <darren dzr-web com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-04-17 at 12:52 -0400, R L wrote:
> > For some reason, I get no video - but I do get sound - when I play
> > videos with mplayer and mplayer plug-in for firefox.  I did before.
> > What could be causing this?  Here are my versions:
> >
> > [fedora dell Desktop]$  rpm -qa | grep -i mplayer
> > mplayer-1.0-0.15.pre6a.1.fc3.rf
> > mplayerplug-in-2.80-13.1.fc3.rf
> > mplayer-fonts-1.1-2.0.rf
> 
> When you say no video, do you mean that you see a blue screen instead? I
> get that occasionally with mplayer, and I have no idea what causes it.
> The problem seems to be caused by mplayer, but once it's occurred no
> other video player (xine, gstreamer) works either. The only solution I
> have found is rebooting, which is absurd, but I haven't found any other
> way of getting it to work again. Logging out and logging back in again
> doesn't work, and neither does restarting X.
> 
> Best, Darren
> 
> --

Nope.  No blue screen at all.  It just plays the audio.


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