CFT: vlc 2.0.3 - want to know where it works and where only partly

Matthieu Volat mazhe at
Fri Aug 3 20:00:48 UTC 2012

On Thu, 2 Aug 2012 21:07:48 +0200
Juergen Lock <nox at> wrote:

> > Indeed, my provider rtsp-streamed tv channels did not work either, with no helpful messages from vlc ("dead input"). I'll try poking around later with a (arch)linux installation on my laptop.
> > 
> Hm I tested rtsp with a second vlc instance setup to stream a local
> file via rtsp, that worked with the latest version I posted:
>  Maybe your tv channels are in fact not rtsp but multicast udp aka
> `iptv'?

I see rtsp:// urls but having trouble with those channels behind my custom router (with NAT) was not something new. I've tested rtp streaming between a vlc and a mplayer instances without problem.

> > I also noticed another error while starting from command line :
> > [0x802055198] main libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface.
> > [0x8021909d8] qt4 interface error: Unable to load extensions module
> > [0x803c493d8] xcb_xv vout display error: shared memory allocation error: Cannot allocate memory
> > 
>  I don't get either of these two messages on 9.1 beta/amd64 with
> nvidia gfx....
> > Display still works, but that's not really a good error message still. I do have the "reasonable" shmem settings in my /boot/loader.conf :
> > kern.ipc.shmmni=1024
> > kern.ipc.shmseg=1024
>  Mine are even lower, hmm.

This one keeps getting stranger too. I don't see the message when closing every other Qt application, or when I play non HD videos. This might also not be a porting issue.

Seems I should take a detour to the vlc mailing lists for those issues :)

Keep up the good job!

Matthieu Volat <mazhe at>

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