MPlayer - Invalid and inefficient vfw-avi packed B frames detected

Christian Weisgerber naddy at
Mon May 24 13:56:11 UTC 2010

Byung-Hee HWANG <bh at> wrote:

> Recently, i upgraded packages all by csup(fetch: 2010-05-14)  +
> portupgrade. I did mplayer, too. After all that, when i launched mplayer
> with some avi movie file, mplayer said "Invalid and inefficient vfw-avi
> packed B frames detected".

I assume this is an accurate description of a problem in the video
file, and not a bug in mplayer.  Anyway, mplayer plays these videos
just fine.

Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                          naddy at

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