[MPlayer-users] audio title on dvd does not play, possible bug

Frederick Bruckman fredb at immanent.net
Fri Aug 1 18:05:46 CEST 2003

On Fri, 1 Aug 2003, matt zagrabelny wrote:

> There are three titles to this disc, the first two are video/audio and
> the third is the set of audio tracks mentioned above. For the chapters
> (which are the audio tracks) of this third title, a still image is
> displayed while the audio is played. So it may be interpreted as a very
> small or even zero length video stream.
> MPlayer plays the first two titles without any problems, MPlayer exits
> on the third before anything (audio or video (ie. the still images)) are
> played. This is using MPlayer compiled from the CVS snapshot 20030731.
> I have tried various combinations of "-hardframedrop" and "-vo null -vc
> null" among other runtime options. Nothing seems to change the
> diagnostic output (or cause MPlayer to play the title). Output is listed
> at the end of this email.

For some reason, your "mplayer" is still using "vo xv". Try

    mplayer -vo dummy -vc null -mc 0 ...

or maybe

    mplayer -vo dummy -vc null -mc 0 -dumpaudio -dumpfile track.mp2 ...

to play it with another command line player.


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