[MPlayer-users] encoding vcds on NetBSD

Dave dgriffi at cs.csubak.edu
Mon Apr 21 07:42:19 CEST 2003

On Sun, 20 Apr 2003, Frederick Bruckman wrote:

> > Dave wrote:
> > >
> > > Has anyone here had any luck in encoding a vcd from an .mpg file on a
> > > NetBSD machine?
> Yes, with "vcdimager", then "cdrdao" -- the package versions of both.
> Oddly enough, I couldn't play it back with "mplayer" in either the USB
> CD writer I'd borrowed to make the recording, or in the plain CDROM
> drive (which otherwise plays commercially pressed VCD's fine), but it
> played back fine in a stand-alone Panasonic DVD player. The weak link
> is "cdrdao": it only seems to work with certain drives (there's a
> database on the web page), and I understand that ATAPI drives are not
> supported on NetBSD at all. YMMV.

I've been using an ATAPI burner with NetBSD for a little over a year
now with no troubles.  vcdimager and cdrdao are both in the NetBSD 
pkgsrc tree and both performed well.  

David Griffith
dgriffi at cs.csubak.edu

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