[mythtv-users] problem playing 'home made' dvds with menus (WAS RE: problem playing dvds with menus)
dwoody1 at charter.net
Fri May 23 02:02:43 UTC 2008
On Thursday 22 May 2008 5:28 pm, jedi wrote:
> On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 01:22:57PM -0500, dcw wrote:
> > On Thursday 22 May 2008 10:05 am, David Watkins wrote:
> > > > > Have you tried using the internal mythtv player for DVDs? I'm using
> > > > > that one, and it works like a charm.
> > > >
> > > > Are you referring to changing the default video player from mplayer
> > > > to internal?
> > > > If so, I just tried that and got the same results
> > >
> > > Sounds pretty wierd!
> > >
> > > Did you make these DVD's yourself?
> > >
> > > I've made a couple of DVDs where (strangely) the menu soundtrack
> > > doesnt' play on my frontend (though it does on other DVD players).
> > > This makes me think that the menus might use different audio and or
> > > video encoding to the film. Maybe you've found something similar but,
> > > instead of not playing, it just throws your frontend into a tizz?
> > >
> > > I'm just guessing really though.
> > I downloaded, compiled and installed the svn of libdvdnav and mplayer.
> > I used 'dvdnav:////dev/dvd ' as the device to play from.
> > Got the same results. The menu is displayed but the movie is a mess.
> > The dvds were made on a panasonic dvd recorder. As I recall when the dvd
> ...the title of this thread is very misleading. The fact that these
> DVDs you're having trouble with are "home made" should have been the
> first thing you mentioned.
Thanks for letting me know.
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