Why mplayer in FreeBSD 5.1 behave not so good as Debian in my computer?

Karel J. Bosschaart K.J.Bosschaart at tue.nl
Fri Sep 26 06:46:34 PDT 2003

On Fri, Sep 26, 2003 at 04:11:55PM +0800, zch wrote:
> Hi,
> I have installed mplayer through  cvsup while the error message, "your
> system is  too SLOW to  play this",always  jump out. I  had recompiled
> mplayer with "without-runtime-computercheck", but the eror is still as
> before. While mplayer in Debian is well. And the two system audios are
> all oss drivered. Could anybody give some suggestion? Thanks!
What do you mean by 'oss' audio? FWIW, if I use mplayer with the OSS
sound driver by 4Front Technology, it is slow and stuttering, but 
when using FreeBSD's pcm driver it is quite OK. I guess it can be
made to work properly, but currently I'm using pcm anyway.


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