[MPlayer-users] menconder duplicate frames always (NODAEMON)

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Sat Apr 26 22:30:30 CEST 2003

On Sat, Apr 26, 2003 at 02:19:07PM -0500, Jonathan Rogers wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> D Richard Felker III wrote:
> >If you start before it finishes, the 'frameno' pass will quickly catch
> >up to the ripping and end prematurely. This is bad. You can fix this
> >with something like:
> >
> >  tail -f stream.dump | mencoder - ...
> You mean for the audio only encoding pass? I guess you must have a 
> pretty slow DVD-ROM drive. My cheap one copies the VOB's for a whole 
> movie in about 15-30 minutes, and the audio encoding typically takes 
> longer than that. Maybe you have a much faster CPU than I do (quite 
> likely). Anyway, do whatever works.

Well for *me*, the copy would be faster too. But apparently most
people on this list are using 2ghz athlons or some such nonsense. My
K6 can do the audio prepass at about 35 fps, so I figure on such a
fast box it would probably be 150+ fps. At that speed, it might finish
before the copy.


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