[Mplayer-users] What am I doing wrong?

Christoph Lampert lampert at math.chalmers.se
Mon Aug 13 22:12:39 CEST 2001

On Mon, 13 Aug 2001, Michael Bernhard [iso-8859-15] Sørensen wrote:

> Hello World!
> mbs03 at paladin:~ > mplayer -vo x11 -vm -dvd /dev/dvd /dvd/video_ts/vts_01_1.vob
> MPlayer 0.17a-IdegCounter  (C) 2000-2001 Arpad Gereoffy <arpi at thot.banki.hu>
> Reading config file: /etc/mplayer.conf: No such file or directory
> Reading config file: /home/mbs03/.mplayer/config
> Reading /home/mbs03/.mplayer/codecs.conf: 15 audio & 26 video codecs
> Font /home/mbs03/.mplayer/font/font.desc loaded successfully! (140 chars)
> DVD: cannot open DVD device "/dev/dvd".
> I checked up on that "/dev/dvd"-thing. The file is a link to "/dev/sr1". My
> dvd-drive is a pioneer-scsi-drive on a adaptec 2940 along with a dvd-ram and
> a plextor cd-burner.  I guessed that sr1 might had something to do with
> scsi-id. I confirmed that when I read the /var/log/boot.msg.

Maybe you just don't have the right to open the device? What happens as


Dipl. math. Christoph Lampert (complex analysis, integral formulae)
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