[mythtv-users] Re: DVD playing through MythTV - first chapter
paul_woodward at fastnet.co.uk
Thu Dec 30 17:56:02 UTC 2004
Some DVDs don't have the main content on Title 1/Chapter 1 which seems to render mplayer completely useless. I once tried to find something to read the dvd and find the longest chapter to pass to mplayer, but that was rather complex at the time. Xine is a good solution.
>From: Clive at Rational [mailto:clive at rational-communications.com]
>Sent: Thursday, December 30, 2004 05:35 PM
>To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>Subject: [mythtv-users] Re: DVD playing through MythTV - first chapter only
>> > Hi,
>> > FC3 2.6.9, MythTV 0.16 from apt-get packages,
>> > machine back-end, front-end, side-end
>> > Still trying with MythTV
>> > Tried to use DVD player
>> > The "Dolby THX" logo plays and I hear sound but
>> > the player closes with no error messages. I guess
>> > Track 1, Chapter 1 is played.
>> > Any suggestions?
>> > Clive
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>> Mythdvd uses an external program to play dvds.
>> I suggest using xine, mplayer or ogle from an xterm
>> for testing purposes so you can see the output from
>> the program.
>> After you have the command working, it's a simple
>> matter of changing the dvdplayer command in mythdvd.
>> This link is a good place to start to get xine
>> working correctly.
>My mistake - shooting from the hip
>Tried another DVD - plays multiple chapters OK
>And the "failing" DVD pumps out many messages
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