mp3 play on amd64
cjb at mrao.cam.ac.uk
Thu Jan 12 11:20:51 PST 2006
>> On Wed, 11 Jan 2006 21:23:09, Tsu-Fan Cheng <tfcheng at gmail.com> said:
> Hi, I don't know if anybody has experienced this already. But my
> mpg321/mpg123 just failed to play mp3 file from command line. xmms
> can play this file fine. When I run mpg321 xxx.mp3, press enter,
> then there is no further action, the cursor just hang there on the
> next line. similar thing happened for mpg123. I know this is weird,
> but any idea? thanks!
At a guess, you have a mixer (eg. esd) holding access to /dev/dsp, and
mpg123 is blocking trying to open it. Xmms understands playing through
mixers like esd, so that would explain how it doesn't see the hang.
I can't be certain, but it seems unlikely that this is an amd64-specific
Chris Ball <cjb at mrao.cam.ac.uk>
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