Mplayer: unable to start - memory error

Mathias Brodala info at
Sat Apr 14 16:24:05 CEST 2007

Hello Gerard.

Gerard Seibert, 14.04.2007 16:07:
> On Sat, 14 Apr 2007 15:41:21 +0200
> samuel <samuel.verstraete at> wrote:
>> Contact ppl on the *CORRECT* mailinglist??
>> hint... this list is for Xfce issues....
>> hint 2... MPlayer is not an Xfce program....
> Interestingly enough, they suggested that I contact this forum and see
> if any users here were experiencing the same phenomena. It seems to be
> localized with 'xfce', since mplayer works from within 'KDE' as well as
> the command line.

I cannot confirm; mplayer runs perfectly fine here. You might want to rebuild it
including debugging symbols (-g for CFLAGS) and run gdb on it once again to get
more information. You can wander through the stack using "up" and "down".

Regards, Mathias


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