[mythtv-users] MythVideo using Internal player

James Pifer jep at obrien-pifer.com
Thu Nov 18 11:24:45 UTC 2004

On Wed, 2004-11-17 at 23:16, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> James Pifer wrote:
> >On Wed, 2004-11-17 at 15:29, Joseph A. Caputo wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>On Wednesday 17 November 2004 15:05, James Pifer wrote:
> >>    
> >>
> >>>Wondering if anyone has experienced this. I used vobcopy to rip a
> >>>home video DVD to a single vob file. If I try to play this using
> >>>mythvideo using the Internal player the audio and video play very
> >>>quickly, like the chipmunks are doing the voice. If I play it with
> >>>mplayer it plays fine.
> >>>
> >>>I prefer using the Internal player. Is there anything I can do to
> >>>adjust the mpeg so the Internal player is happy with it? I also tried
> >>>using avidemux2 to chop up the vob file, re-saving the sections as
> >>>DVD PS, but I get the exact same results.
> >>>
> Here's an interesting note.  I was playing around trying to get AC3 
> passthrough to work with my soundcard and found that if I played the VOB 
> file with OSS emulation it played fast like in the Myth Internal Player 
> but if I played it with the ALSA output device, it worked fine.
> Are you using an ALSA output device in Myth, not OSS emulation?
> Kevin

I'm using OSS. Never had much luck getting alsa to work on this system,
but it's worth another shot if it fixes the problem. 


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