[CentOS] question on mplayer playing dvd amd 64 on centos 5

Mark Hull-Richter mhullrich at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 04:12:49 UTC 2007

On 7/12/07, Jerry Geis <geisj at pagestation.com> wrote:
> However, when I compile in 32 bit on AMD 64 centos 5 I cannot play the dvd.
> I get:
> Playing dvd://1
> File not found: '1'
> Failed to open dvd://1
> My configure string is:
> ./configure --disable-ivtv --enable-largefiles --target=athlon_xp
> --cc="gcc -m32" --as="as -32" --with-extralibdir=/usr/lib; make;
> make install
> I need the 32 bit mode as it will then play wmv's.
> Has anyone done a 32bit compile on centos 5 AMD 64? Can you play dvd's?
> If so can you share how you accomplished this.

Have you tried just installing the mplayer rpm from rpmforge?  I did
that, I have only the 64 bit installation, and I can play dvds and
wmvs without any trouble.  I am running a dual core AMD 64, but I
don't know if that would make any difference.

$ rpm -qa | grep mplayer


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