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Old 10-03-09, 05:35 PM   #1
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Default Error opening/initializing the selected video_out

I have an NVIDIA 8400 M GT and when I try to use VDPAU I got this output:
mplayer -vo vdpau -vc ffh264vdpau pruebavdpau.mp4
MPlayer SVN-r29411-4.4.0 (C) 2000-2009 MPlayer Team               
137 audio & 299 video codecs                                      
mplayer: could not connect to socket
mplayer: No such file or directory
Failed to open LIRC support. You will not be able to use your remote control.

Playing pruebavdpau.mp4.
libavformat file format detected.
[lavf] Video stream found, -vid 0
[lavf] Audio stream found, -aid 1
VIDEO:  [avc1]  1920x816  24bpp  23.976 fps    0.0 kbps ( 0.0 kbyte/s)
Error opening/initializing the selected video_out (-vo) device.
Opening audio decoder: [faad] AAC (MPEG2/4 Advanced Audio Coding)
FAAD: compressed input bitrate missing, assuming 128kbit/s!
AUDIO: 48000 Hz, 2 ch, s16le, 128.0 kbit/8.33% (ratio: 16000->192000)
Selected audio codec: [faad] afm: faad (FAAD AAC (MPEG-2/MPEG-4 Audio))
[AO OSS] audio_setup: Can't open audio device /dev/dsp: No such file or directory
AO: [alsa] 48000Hz 2ch s16le (2 bytes per sample)
Video: no video
Starting playback...
A:  53.6 (53.6) of 89.2 (01:29.2)  0.7%

Exiting... (End of file)
Just sound but no video at all. What can be the problem?
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Old 10-05-09, 12:32 PM   #2
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Default Re: Error opening/initializing the selected video_out

Please see the sticky posts that describe the debug information we need to analyze problems.
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