Originally Posted by sensimilla
One more bug report of an mkv which will not play in mplayer.
It works fine with -vo vdpau -vc ffh264.
You can download a sample from the original mkv file here:
Thanks for the sample. This file exceeds the H.264 level 4.1 limits that we support; in particular, it requires more than the 4 reference frames we support at this resolution. It is plausible this limit could be relaxed in a future driver release, but I cannot make any kind of promise on this, nor scheduling commitment.