mplayer causes panic: page fault

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Mon May 28 20:42:29 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-05-28 at 22:13 +0200, Lars Engels wrote:
> On Mon, May 28, 2007 at 08:57:52PM +0200, Stefan Ehmann wrote:
> > I get a panic when playing certain .wmv files (wmv9dmo) with mplayer on my 
> > i386 notebook.
> > 
> > This is on a few days old current, all ports deleted and rebuild after the 
> > recent changes. Doesn't seem to be audio/video related since it also happens 
> > with audio/video NULL output. Might be something triggered by wmv9dmod.dll.
> > 
> > I'm sure this has worked before. Also, it works on my 6.2 PC.
> <aol>me too!</aol>
> With a 5 days old current and all world and ports freshly built, my box
> reboots when I want to play a .wmv file with mplayer.

See the thread, "Panic on -CURRENT after LDT changes."  This crash looks
similar.  There is a patch to try, but it may have mixed results based
on some recent feedback.


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