MP3 wierdness.

Steve Juranich sjuranic at ee.washington.edu
Thu May 11 22:14:51 PDT 2000


Okay, I tried playing the file with mpg123, and here's what I got.

Junk at the beginning
MPEG 1.0 layer III, 192 kbit/s, 44100 Hz joint-stereo
Illegal Audio-MPEG-Header 0xfbb06493 at offset 0x134ec.
Skipped 625 bytes in input.
mpg123: Can't rewind stream by 129 bits!
Illegal Audio-MPEG-Header 0xfbb06494 at offset 0x19b9f.
Skipped 625 bytes in input.
Illegal Audio-MPEG-Header 0xfbb06491 at offset 0x1d3dc.
Skipped 625 bytes in input.
Illegal Audio-MPEG-Header 0xfbb06493 at offset 0x2b745.
Skipped 625 bytes in input.
Illegal Audio-MPEG-Header 0xfbb0648a at offset 0x3bcea.
Skipped 625 bytes in input.
Illegal Audio-MPEG-Header 0xfbb0648e at offset 0x4dd75.
Skipped 625 bytes in input.
Illegal Audio-MPEG-Header 0xfbb06490 at offset 0x50222.
Skipped 625 bytes in input.
mpg123: Can't rewind stream by 50 bits!
Illegal Audio-MPEG-Header 0xfbb0648e at offset 0x54def.
Skipped 625 bytes in input.
Illegal Audio-MPEG-Header 0xfbb06496 at offset 0x563f0.
Skipped 624 bytes in input.
mpg123_ms: Can't rewind stream by 53 bits!
Illegal Audio-MPEG-Header 0xfbb0648c at offset 0x65d5a.
Skipped 625 bytes in input.
mpg123_ms: Can't rewind stream by 168 bits!
Illegal Audio-MPEG-Header 0xfbb0648a at offset 0x79daf.
Skipped 625 bytes in input.
mpg123_ms: Can't rewind stream by 134 bits!
Illegal Audio-MPEG-Header 0xfbb06490 at offset 0x81f48.
Skipped 625 bytes in input.
Illegal Audio-MPEG-Header 0xfbb06496 at offset 0x93fd3.
Skipped 625 bytes in input.
Illegal Audio-MPEG-Header 0xfbb0648c at offset 0xa6f0a.
Skipped 625 bytes in input.
Illegal Audio-MPEG-Header 0xfbb06491 at offset 0xaa263.

Any suggestions, or is this file hosed?

Thanks.

--Steve J.

Steve Juranich wrote:

>

> So I got this MP3 from the internet. When I play it on my Sun machine in the

> lab, it sounded great (I had to delete it, stinking quotas). But when I try

> and play it at home, the file sounds funny. The music will speed up, then

> slow down. It sounds like someone is playing the song on a record player, but

> someone keeps playing with the speed control knob (yes, I *am* old enough to

> remember record players).

>

> I've tried playing the same file with both KMPG and freeamp. Neither

> application gives good results.

>

> My sound card is a standard SB64. I haven't had any problems with it

> otherwise. I can even play other MP3's with it.

>

> Does anybody have an idea about what might be going on?

>

> Thanks.

>

> --Steve J.


--
Steve Juranich
Senior, Electrical Engineering, University of Washington
sjuranic at ee.washington.edu
http://students.washington.edu/sjuranic


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