mplayer audio chokes on LOTR DVD

supraexpress at supraexpress at
Sun Sep 25 00:18:02 PDT 2005

Ah - it turns out that you NOW need to include another port to get the DTS
(AVI) support, libdts-0.0.2, and then recompile MPlayer. THEN it will again
play LOTR DVD's.

On 19 Sep, Pav Lucistnik wrote:
> supraexpress at píše v po 19. 09. 2005 v 00:41 -0500:
>> In the past, I used to be able to play the LOTR DVD's without any problem.
>> Now, I keep getting "Couldn't find matching filter/ao format!" error
>> messages, no matter what sound module/driver I choose, and then all I get is
>> a loud buzz/hum. Playing OTHER types of DVDs, that apparaently use a
>> different audio codec, work just fine.
>> Cannot find codec 'dts' in libavcodec...
>> Opening audio decoder: [hwac3] AC3/DTS pass-through S/PDIF
>> No accelerated IMDCT transform found
>> hwac3: switched to DTS, 768000 bps, 48000 Hz
>> AUDIO: 48000 Hz, 2 ch, ac3, 768.0 kbit/50.00% (ratio: 96000->192000)
>> Selected audio codec: [hwdts] afm:hwac3 (DTS through S/PDIF)
> I noticed this too, it's trying to play a DTS audio track, it can't open
> an DTS decoder so it tried to send raw DTS data to S/PDIF output on your
> soundcard.
> I don't think this is FreeBSD problem, it's more likely an mplayer
> problem.

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