Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 186340
Mplayer sound doesn't work on FC5
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:26:07 EST
Description of problem: MPlayer can not play sound.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora core 5
2. download and install mplayer
3. Open av movie with mplayer and you hear only random noise.
Mplayer gives a sound that is totally corrupt. Video output is fine though.
Good clear sound.
Mplayer worked great on same hardware and FC4.
Other programs playing sound works good.
soundcard is VIA 82xx AC97
MPlayer from Freshrpms has no audio on some but not all movie files, and also
some video corruption. I also have VIA 82xx AC97 sound card and am using the
same codecs (tarball from mplayerhq.hu) as with FC4.
I removed all mplayer rpms I had downloaded from the fedora extra and livna
respository. Then installed the standard rpms from mplayerhq.hu
rpm -ivh --nodeps mplayer* mencoder*
works just fine.
The --nodeps i necessary, I got some dependency error due to mplayer wanting
ok, this sounds like an Livna mplayer bug.
they have their own bugtracker at http://bugzilla.livna.org/