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Re: mplayer problem.



I had the same problem.  It turns out that there is a copy of faad2 that
breaks mplayer.  I've heard that it came from a freshrpms repository,
but I'm sure that mine didn't.  How I got this problem on my pc remains
a mystery. 

Anyway... the solution is to download an older copy of faad2, such as
this one...

http://rpm.livna.org/fedora/6/i386/faad2-2.0-19.20050131.lvn6.i386.rpm

and install it over the current with the following command

rpm -i --force faad2...rpm

I am saying this all from memory, so I might not have the details
exactly right, but that is the jist of it. 

There are a couple threads on www.fedoraforum.org that discuss it.  


On Fri, 2007-01-19 at 17:09 -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> When I run mplayer on an mpg fie:
> mplayer file.mpg
> 
> I get the error on my FC6 machine as follows:
> mplayer: symbol lookkup error /usr/lib/libavcode.so.51: undefined symbol
> ffaacDecOpen
> Does anyone understand this error and know what to do about it?
> 
> -- 
> Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net>
> 
-- 
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