Opened 15 years ago

Closed 14 years ago

Last modified 14 years ago

#366 closed defect (invalid)

Can not watch TV after launching mplayer

Reported by: m.pankov@… Owned by: alex@…
Priority: normal Component: core
Version: 1.0pre7 Severity: normal
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Reproduced by developer: Analyzed by developer:


I have a MSI TV@nywhere Master using the latest snapshot from
For playing TV I use Xawtv and KdeTV. I use Mplayer just for playing movies. But
after running Mplayer first both Xawtv and KdeTV show no picture (black screen),
just sound. Restarting the X server fixes the problem and TV is played, but
running mplayer again leads to no picture in the TV apps. I've compiled mplayer
without tv-input support but the result is the same.

Slackware 10.1
Kernel 2.6.10
KDE 3.4.2
ATI Radeon 9000 using the ATI drivers

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 14 years ago by reimar

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

This is probably fixed in upstream of the other projects, if not do one of the
1) use xvinfo to see which property mplayer changes and reset it with xvattr
2) use -vo xv:ck-method=auto
Invalid because this is expected behaviour, the other programs should set the
XV attributes they rely on.

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