#21 Wrong error message when choosing msmpeg

closed-fixed
nobody
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2004-01-19
2004-01-18
Christoph Eckert
No

I did choose msmpeg.
When starting xvidcap from a console window, and I
press the record button, xvidcap quits and tells

ŤCould not find audio grab device /dev/dspť

I guess that this message does not fit the true error
reason?

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    That's a message originating from FFMPEG.
    It means there is a problem with accessing the sampling device.
    Either it's not OSS compatible, it's not there, or you don't
    have
    access permissions to it.

    Karl.

     
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    (closing)
    aahhh .... missed the msmpeg bit. This is fixed in 1.1.3rc1.
    1.1.2 doesn't support audio for msmpeg4.
    1.1.3 has msmpeg4(v3) renamed to DIV3 and additional
    msmpeg4(v2) as DIV2. 1.1.3 supports audio for both, but
    WMP will only be able to play the files generated with DIV3
    WITHOUT audio.
    (DIV3 generates ASF files [rename to *.asf], DIV2 generates
    AVI files. WMP only supports DIV3 in ASF files, but FFMPEG
    doesn't have an audio encoder that is supported by WMP in
    ASF files. Hence you can create audio streams in ASF files,
    but can only play them with mplayer.)

    Karl.

     
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