[MPlayer-users] possible bug with .dat files

Felix Buenemann atmosfear at users.sourceforge.net
Sat Jul 6 12:23:01 CEST 2002

On Friday 05 July 2002 19:05, Boris Duerner wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi,
> I have a problems playing a vcd. Usually I open the .dat file with mplayer
> and it works fine, but there is one particular movie, where it doesn't work
> even though it is a normal vcd. It starts playing it but the picture is
> scrambled and mostly green. I think the problem is that the .dat file has
> no header. So my file manager recognises it as a textfile, whereas normal
> .dat files are of unknown type.
you could upload a few megs from the beginning of the file, but first make 
sure the file wasn't copied incorrectly or from a bad cd media.
(more info in DOCS/bugreports.html)

> regards,
> Marc

Best Regards,
- MPlayer Developer - http://mplayerhq.hu/ -

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