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Re: FC5 sound problem

Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
>> Dan wrote:
>>> Sound and video are encoded separately. If the video is fine, then it
>>> seems like a sound decoding issue. See if you can check what codec is
>>> being used (i just go to the properties in Nautilus, on the Audio/Video
>>> tab, probably some terminal command you can use); all the videos I have
>>> right now have mp3 audio.
>>> -Dan
>> Here's the cut/paste from mplayer:
>> Selected audio codec: [mp3] afm: mp3lib (mp3lib MPEG layer-2, layer-3)

OK, I looked at various .mpg files on my system (including the one
produced by my capture card), and nautilus says that the audio is all
MPEG-1 (with various bit-rates).

> OK, further test point, xine plays my .mpgs just fine.  It is mplayer
> which has the problem.  xine also plays my .mp3 files just fine, while
> mplayer chokes on them.  So, I think I've narrowed it down to mplayer.

I running mplayer from the greysector FC5 repository.  The various rpms are:

> mplayer-codecs-20050412-1.i386
> mplayer-vidix-1.0pre8-0.7.20060418.i386
> mplayer-1.0pre8-0.7.20060418.i386
> mplayer-gui-1.0pre8-0.7.20060418.i386
> mplayer-codecs-extra-20050412-1.i386
> mplayerplug-in-3.25-1.lvn5.i386

(OK, mplayerplug-in comes from livna)

I've seen .tar.gz files for codecs that are newer than 20050412, but no

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