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VLC no image

Postby rasto » 2011-06-25 07:18

Hi,

when I run some video it did not show me image. I can only listen sound. When I was looking on google I found out that my problem could solve by using "X11 video", but it does not help me. Here is my error statement:
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Blocked: call to unsetenv("DBUS_ACTIVATION_ADDRESS")
Blocked: call to unsetenv("DBUS_ACTIVATION_BUS_TYPE")
Warning: call to signal(13, 0x1)
[0x95a98fc] main libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface.
Blocked: call to setlocale(6, "")
Blocked: call to sigaction(17, 0xb700a0d4, 0xb700a048)
Warning: call to signal(13, 0x1)
Warning: call to srand(1309373896)
Warning: call to rand()
Blocked: call to setlocale(6, "")

(process:5537): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library.
        Using the fallback 'C' locale.
Warning: call to signal(13, 0x1)
Warning: call to rand()
Warning: call to rand()
Warning: call to rand()
Warning: call to rand()
Warning: call to signal(13, 0x1)
Warning: call to signal(13, 0x1)
[mpeg4 @ 0xb0416db0] Invalid and inefficient vfw-avi packed B frames detected
swScaler: pal8 is not supported as output pixel format
[0x99cb78c] swscale scale error: could not init SwScaler and/or allocate memory
[0x99db704] xcb_xv generic error: no available XVideo adaptor
[swscaler @ 0x99f1a20] bad dst image pointers
No accelerated IMDCT transform found
[swscaler @ 0x99f1a20] bad dst image pointers


The last line still repeats until I close VLC.
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Re: VLC no image

Postby kevmitch » 2011-06-25 10:02

Do you have debian-multimedia enabled? Sometimes that causes issues.
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Re: VLC no image

Postby rasto » 2011-06-25 11:37

Yes, I have enabled this repository http://www.debian-multimedia.org . Any ideas to fix?
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Re: VLC no image

Postby stevepusser » 2011-06-25 17:14

I noticed this error message:

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swScaler: pal8 is not supported as output pixel format


Were you ever able to play that exact video before correctly?

Can any other player, such as mplayer, play the video?

Can you post the problem video or a section of it for download, such as on Google Docs or Dropbox, so we can poke at it ourselves?
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Re: VLC no image

Postby kevmitch » 2011-06-25 20:01

Unfortunately, it appears that debian-multimedia (or more specifically some of the libraries therein), is incompatible with vlc.
http://forum.videolan.org/viewtopic.php?t=70719&f=13

It likely has something to do with the fact that there is no "vlc" package in the repository (not sure why because there is an "mplayer"), but libraries used by vlc get pulled from there. As a result the vlc you're running wasn't built on the libraries it's linking to. It's conceivable that this could work in some circumstances, but it can very easily cause problems.

Try removing the debian-multimedia packages and installing the official Debian versions.
If that works, you may need to rebuild vlc from source yourself linking against debian-multimedia libraries to get full functionality.
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Re: VLC no image

Postby stevepusser » 2011-06-25 20:42

Hmmm---is there any demand for a VLC 1.1.10 built against the Squeeze debian-multimedia ffmpeg libavcodec-dev libraries? I can knock out i386 and amd64 packages if anyone wants them.

Conversely, these 1.1.10 packages were build against a backported Debian libavcodec 0.6.1-5, and seem to work with those libraries or the DMO 0.6.1+svn version without the problems: http://main.mepis-deb.org/mepiscr/repo/pool/main/v/vlc/
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Re: VLC no image

Postby bug » 2011-06-26 07:05

I had the same problem and fixed it here: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=65484
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Re: VLC no image

Postby rasto » 2011-06-26 08:03

I did everything what was written here http://forum.videolan.org/viewtopic.php?t=70719&f=13 . VLC works fine but there is problem that dvd-rip is not in standard debian repository. It was in debian-multimedia.
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Re: VLC no image

Postby stevepusser » 2011-06-26 18:51

So is it solved or not? If you want both VLC working for all codecs plus the DMO ffmpeg and libraries for transcoding, you'll need a different build of VLC, either by doing it yourself or getting it elsewhere.
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Re: VLC no image

Postby rasto » 2011-06-27 18:23

stevepusser wrote:So is it solved or not? If you want both VLC working for all codecs plus the DMO ffmpeg and libraries for transcoding, you'll need a different build of VLC, either by doing it yourself or getting it elsewhere.

Ok, it is solved.
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Re: VLC no image

Postby M0NkEy_d._LuFfY » 2011-11-11 15:23

Thank you,it was very helpful....btw does any of the other mirror's(like the debian multimedia mirror will give a prob in future??)
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Re: VLC no image

Postby stevepusser » 2011-11-11 22:06

It looks like debian-multimedia is providing a squeeze-backports build of vlc 1.1.13 that is compatible with its version of ffmpeg, so that has solved this problem.

Any repo that updates ffmpeg to a signicant degree runs the risk of breaking some multimedia applications.
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