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SDL: could not set video mode - exiting

PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:38 pm
by winter
When I use ffplay to play any flv or mp4, then I get the error.

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SDL: could not set video mode - exiting


What could it be?
Help me please!
CentOS 7

Re: SDL: could not set video mode - exiting

PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 6:20 pm
by llogan
Please show the complete console output.

Re: SDL: could not set video mode - exiting

PostPosted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:22 pm
by noscar
I have encountered the same error when trying to play an mp3 file with ffplay.
Here is the full output of the command used:

$root ffplay audio.mp3
Input #0, mp3, from 'audio.mp3' : 0KB vq= 0KB sq= 0B f=0/0
Metadata:
major_brand: isom
minor_version: 512
compatible_brands: isomiso2avc1mp41
encoder : Lavf46.40.101
Duration: 00:08:24.98, start: 0.023021, birate: 128kb/s
Stream #0:0: Audio: mp3, 40000 Hz, stereo, s16p, 128 kb/s
Metadata:
encoder : Lavc56.60
SDL: could not set video mode - exiting
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