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Need Mplayer PET for Edubook

July 14, 2011 — BarryK
Sometime ago I donated an Acer netbook to an NGO in India. I also gave them one of my Intel Classmates (I had two Acers and two Classmates).

I also have two Gecko Edubooks, one given to me for evaluation, the other I purchased, and I was going to donate one of those also, except that I never got it working right.

Well, the lady from the NGO will be in Perth soon, so I am setting up one of the Edubooks, running Wary 5.1.2. There are some issues that have emerged, that I need to look into, but anyway it is working, running it now, via wifi. Sound works too.

One problem is the illegal instruction crash with libvpx, ffmpeg and mplayer. I recall someone posted about PETs from another puplet that do work in the Edubook, but I have hunted through my blog and the forum, can't find that info.
Does anyone remember that? It was 'pskin' who was posting here about it and he/she mentioned about a successful compile, but someone also mentioned about PETs available for download.

I will be handing this Edubook over in a couple of days.


Mplayer pet
Username: tronkel
Don't know if this is relevant - may be worth a look at.

OT: Solar Powered Netbook
Username: Dougal
"This looks like it might be interesting:

Username: Iguleder
"Barry, [url=]here[/url]'s a nice replacement for ePDFView. Much, much lighter but offers the same functionality ... well, pretty much.

Mplayer works Edubook
Username: BarryK
"rodin.s, Thanks for the info about Wary 0.3. Yes, back then I configured ffmpeg for a 486 CPU. I now have it working, I had to install all of these PETs: [i][/i] These were all used in Wary 0.3.

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