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Re: [opensuse] wierd behaviour of xmms all over sudden
  • From: John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2007 18:48:21 -0900
  • Message-id: <200701081848.22778.jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 08 January 2007 07:12, Rikard Johnels wrote:
> Hi all!
> I have this mp3 i made from a wav file a long time ago.
> Its been working perfectly up until today.
> Suddenly, as i play it in xmms its nothing but static and noice.
> It plays about two seconds, and then its total garbage.
> I suspected a corrupt file (maybe a disk goig bad or something), but mpg123
> plays it perfectly. So does WinAMP under windows.
> Its only xmms that fouls.
> xmms plays other mp3's perfectly, so does amarok.
> What shall i look for?

You should look for sox or some of the other mp3 utilities not
produced by suse.

I found while converting wavs to mp3s for ringtones that it is
possible to produce mp3s that will play on certain players
but not others. Usually a resample is necessary.

John Andersen
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