Mailinglist Archive: opensuse-multimedia (23 mails)
|< Previous||Next >|
Re: [suse-multimedia-e] Realplayer 8 stopped working
- From: Eduard Avetisyan <dich_ed@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 11:59:24 -0700 (PDT)
- Message-id: <20020930185924.90164.qmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Try to check if your xmms has the arts plugin enabled...
I would also try to stop the arts daemon at all and see if your
player works that way...
--- John Sved <JohnSved@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Jonathan Cowherd wrote:
> > What type of sound card are you using? Are you using ALSA
> or just the
> > kernel driver?
> The soundcard in the Dell Inspiron laptop is an ESS Maestro.
> > I assume that all other sound software works as expected?
> Mp3 streams via
> > xmms, etc?
> Hmmm. XMMS is no longer working. It races through the file
> and there
> is no sound. Sound effects with KDE are normal.
> - JS
> > Jonathan Paul Cowherd
> > Linux and Java Administrator
> > Genscape, Inc.
> > Email: jonathan.cowherd@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Office: (502) 583-3730
> > Mobile: (502) 314-0444
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: John Sved [mailto:JohnSved@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: Sunday, September 29, 2002 1:25 PM
> > To: suse-multimedia-e@xxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [suse-multimedia-e] Realplayer 8 stopped working
> > Hi,
> > Using SuSe 8.0 (previously 7.2) and the RealPlayer 8.
> > Only problem in the past was the processor clock rate on my
> laptop. If
> > energy saving was not disabled it could cause the Realplay
> to play at
> > the wrong speed.
> > Now there is a wierd problem. The "welcome" plays for only
> 0.2 seconds
> > and there is no audio. This occurs for all real media. i.e.
> A video will
> > play for a frame or two and then stop - no sound. The aRTs
> in KDE
> > control center - sound - server is set on at startup as
> > The sound I/O was set to autodetect. I have now set it to
> > Realplayer is set to use native sound driver - as always.
> > Trying the other two sound driver preference options does
> allow RP8 to
> > play video or audio but there is no audio output.
> > I had a look at the real.com community support (UNIX) site
> and tried the
> > various posted suggestions that looks relevant but there has
> been no fix.
> > I uninstalled and reinstalled RP8.
> > Once it worked almost correctly with only poor sound quality
> even though
> > the sound quality settings were the usual (16 bit etc.)
> > But it did no last. Again there is no sound as described
> above. A
> > fresh unistall, restart, install of RP8 did not help.
> > The only recent change was the installation of Mozilla 1.1
> (previously I
> > had 0.9.8) for many months with RP8 working OK. and Java
> 1.4 RE
> > I suspect that the problem may be caused by a SuSe 8.0
> configuration bug
> > or such but I do not know what to look for and I do not want
> > experiment !
> > Any suggestions please ?
> > -- John
> To unsubscribe send e-mail to
> For additional commands send e-mail to
Do you Yahoo!?
New DSL Internet Access from SBC & Yahoo!
|< Previous||Next >|