[MPlayer-users] How to play an XCD?
D Richard Felker III
dalias at aerifal.cx
Tue Apr 8 21:43:26 CEST 2003
On Tue, Apr 08, 2003 at 08:44:05AM -0800, Sycotic Smith wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > > > How can I play a XCD with mplayer?
> > >
> > > mplayer -vcd 2 -cache 4096 -ss N
> > >
> > > where N is a small number. No need to mount the CD.
> > Hi, thanks for your try to help me, but the XCD does not seem to play.
> > I will attach the error message of mplayer in the end of the message.
> > > > Or how can I extract the movie from the disc, to play it afterwards
> > > > with mplayer.. ?
> > >
> > > mplayer -vcd 2 -dumpstream
> > >
> > > the movie file will be called stream.dump
> > This does not run corretly either :(
> > When I mount the XCD I see this file:
> > -r-xr-xr-x 1 paladin root 701M 2003-03-28 12:55 movie.ogm.xcd.dat
> > I can not copy this to the hard disk.. and -vcd 2 -dumpstream does not
> > work either:
> > On trying to play or dump the XCD:
> > Playing VCD track 2
> > track 01: adr=1 ctrl=4 format=2 00:02:00 mode: 1
> > ioctl dif1: Input-/Outputerror
> > Error selecting VCD track. (seek)
> Have you tried playing the file on the disc AFTER mounting? Would be
> my guess you don't have VCD enabled in the first place, but since
> you cut mplayer output there's no way to know for sure. Other
> problem could be the disc is scratched (input/output ioctl error...)
> or bad drive. Can this disc be played anywhere, on ANY
This definitely will not work. RTFa. You have to use -vcd.
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