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Re: [MPlayer-users] Problems with VCD creates by mencvcd on DVD(hardware
On Tue, 2002-10-08 at 07:25, Rainer Krienke wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> I lately tried to use the mencvcd script to rip a VOB-File from a DVD to a
> or SVCD. I am running mplyer 0.90.pre8.
> I used the command
> mencvcd myvideo -dvd 3
> Basically everything went just fine. The Data was even burned on my cd
> (wonderful script by the way). I also can play this freshly burned CD with
> mplayer -vcd 1. This also works fine.
> However what's not working is to play this VCD oder SVCD on my hardware
> DVD-player. The manufacturer (Himage) says its compatible with both. It loads
> the CD and says it recocnized a VCD oder SVCD but then it does not play
> correctly. Its more like a slide show of single picture with annoying colored
> rectanfgles spred across the screen. Even the sound is kind of quirky, but
> for small moments its ok. Playing the riipped SVCD its still worse: I can
> only hear the sound (which is not really OK) but there is no picture.
> Unfortunately I do not have another VCD to test my hardware DVD player.
> Did anyone have similar experiences or does anyone know what might go wrong,
> what additional parameters for mencvcd might solve the problem?
I must have lucked out with my DVD player, it will play justabout
anything that I throw at it.
However, as I have posted in this list, I have yet to find another
person who can successfully play the VCD's that I create, even though
their players state that they can handle VCD's & SVCD's.
You may want to check that thread and see if some of the tips offered
can assist you.
Grant D. Lewis
Running Gentoo Linux kernel 2.4.19-r7 on a GenuineIntel i686
"Those who define new paradigms for the world are often considered
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