[maemo-users] [maemo-users] video playback fails most of the time

From: Martin Grimme mgrimme at online.de
Date: Fri Nov 18 02:23:06 EET 2005
Am Donnerstag, den 17.11.2005, 18:51 -0500 schrieb Brad Clements:
> I encoded some avi files that I have (640x480 DX50 64kbit audio), 
> according to the instructions on this page:
> http://maemo.org/maemowiki/VideoEncoding

I never got a video with a resolution of 640x480 to play on the

> I then exit and restart video player, and still, the file that "used to work" 
> now doesn't work. But rebooting the device "fixes it" again so that the 
> smaller sized one does work.

There has been a bug report about this. A dirty workaround is to
kill the osso-media-server process instead of rebooting
(open X-Terminal and enter "killall osso-media-server").


The video player definitely needs more work.


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