Dirk Meyer dirk.meyer at dinoex.sub.org
Wed Nov 12 04:30:29 PST 2003

Hallo Bryan Cassidy,

> mplayer -brightness 9 -autosync 30 -dvd 1 /dev/dvd
> I can play the DVD without ANY problems what so ever. The problem is
> this. Say I just booted into FreeBSD, did a startx, loged into root and
> ran mplayer with those options. It will play fine and no sound problem.
> After a couple hours or so (using those same commands usually) I can
> still play the DVD but no sound. If I reboot *AFTER* the sound problem
> then I get the sound back. There are no other applications running at
> the same time to block the audio so I don't know what it could be. Other
> than this small problem, DVD is working pretty good so far for me under
> FreeBSD.

it might be a problem in your sound driver.
does "-ao sdl" help?

mplayer -ao sdl -brightness 9 -autosync 30 -dvd 1 /dev/dvd

kind regards Dirk

- Dirk Meyer, Im Grund 4, 34317 Habichtswald, Germany
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