Joshua Lokken questions at
Tue Jun 10 10:52:19 PDT 2003

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dick Hoogendijk" <dick at>
To: "freebsd-questions" <freebsd-questions at>
Sent: Tuesday, June 10, 2003 10:39 AM
Subject: mplayer

> I thought I'd install the mplayer port plus the mplayer-skins and have
> fun playing my DivX or Quicktime movies. ** wrong **
> Running a GENERICS kernel mplayer complains about having to recompile
> the kernel w/ some extra options. I can't seem to find these
> instructions in the dox though, so I'll reluctantly ask you:
> What do I need to succesfully run mplayer. I mean: which port(s) and
> which kernel options need be set?
> An info page on FreeBSD and mplayer is also welcome ;-)

AFAIK, I've never needed special kernel options to run mplayer.  Could you
post the exact message(s) you're getting?  What version of FreeBSD?


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