[MPlayer-users] Can't play a -vobsub file

Diego Algorta Casamayou dac at internet.com.uy
Sun Aug 17 22:09:10 CEST 2003

Hi there.

This is my first post to this mailing list, but I've searched the 
archives and couldn't do it. I've also seen the relevant sections of TFM.

<- What I need, is an example of how to invoke mplayer with a vobsub ->

I have ripped a DVD with english audio and a spanish vobsub for the 

I used dvd::rip. When I click the "View vobsub" button, the subtitles 
show ok. But when I try to use it directly with mplayer, it doesn't work.

This is the output:

[diego at antu 001]$ pwd
[diego at antu 001]$ ls -l
total 713240
-rw-r--r--    1 diego    diego    724384684 ago 17 12:30 the_tuxedo-001.avi
-rw-r--r--    1 diego    diego         838 ago 17 12:30 
-rw-r--r--    1 diego    diego       51234 ago 17 16:25 
-rw-r--r--    1 diego    diego       86016 ago 17 16:25 
-rw-r--r--    1 diego    diego      862519 ago 17 16:25 
-rw-r--r--    1 diego    diego     4235264 ago 17 16:25 

[diego at antu 001]$ mplayer -vobsub the_tuxedo-001-sid01 the_tuxedo-001.avi
MPlayer 0.91-3.2.2  (C) 2000-2003 MPlayer Team
CPU: Advanced Micro Devices Athlon TB Thunderbird (Family: 6, Stepping: 2)
Detected cache-line size is 64 bytes
CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 1 3DNow2: 1 SSE: 0 SSE2: 0
Compiled with Runtime CPU Detection - WARNING - this is not optimal!
To get best performance, recompile MPlayer with 
Reading config file /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf: No such file or directory
Reading config file /home/diego/.mplayer/config
Reading /home/diego/.mplayer/codecs.conf: can't open 
'/home/diego/.mplayer/codecs.conf': No such file or directory
Reading /etc/mplayer/codecs.conf: can't open '/etc/mplayer/codecs.conf': 
No such file or directory
Using built-in default codecs.conf
font: can't open file: /home/diego/.mplayer/font/font.desc
font: can't open file: /usr/share/mplayer/font/font.desc
Failed to open /dev/rtc: Permission denied (mplayer should be setuid 
root or /dev/rtc should be readable by the user.)
Using usleep() timing
Can't open input config file /home/diego/.mplayer/input.conf: No such 
file or directory
Can't open input config file /etc/mplayer/input.conf: No such file or 
Falling back on default (hardcoded) input config
Opening joystick device /dev/input/js0
Can't open joystick device /dev/input/js0 : No such file or directory
Can't init input joystick
Setting up LIRC support...
mplayer: could not connect to socket
mplayer: No such file or directory
Failed to open LIRC support.
You will not be able to use your remote control.

Playing the_tuxedo-001.avi
No matching VOBSUB languge found!
AVI file format detected.
VIDEO:  [XVID]  640x352  24bpp  23,98 fps  837,4 kbps (102,2 kbyte/s)
Clip info:
  Software: transcode-0.6.9
Opening audio decoder: [mp3lib] MPEG layer-2, layer-3
MP3lib: init layer2&3 finished, tables done
AUDIO: 48000 Hz, 2 ch, 16 bit (0x10), ratio: 16000->192000 (128,0 kbit)
Selected audio codec: [mp3] afm:mp3lib (mp3lib MPEG layer-2, layer-3)
vo: X11 running at 1024x768 with depth 24 and 32 bpp (":0.0" => local 
Opening video decoder: [ffmpeg] FFmpeg's libavcodec codec family
Selected video codec: [ffodivx] vfm:ffmpeg (FFmpeg MPEG-4)
Checking audio filter chain for 48000Hz/2ch/16bit -> 48000Hz/2ch/16bit...
AF_pre: af format: 2 bps, 2 ch, 48000 hz, little endian signed int
AF_pre: 48000Hz 2ch Signed 16-bit (Little-Endian)
AO: [oss] 48000Hz 2ch Signed 16-bit (Little-Endian) (2 bps)
Building audio filter chain for 48000Hz/2ch/16bit -> 48000Hz/2ch/16bit...
Starting playback...
VDec: vo config request - 640 x 352 (preferred csp: Planar YV12)
VDec: using Planar YV12 as output csp (no 0)
Movie-Aspect is 1,82:1 - prescaling to correct movie aspect.
VO: [xv] 640x352 => 640x352 Planar YV12
A:   5,6 V:   5,6 A-V: -0,001 ct:  0,004  136/136  12%  9%  1,5% 3 0 0%
Exiting... (Quit)
[diego at antu 001]$

As you can see, it complains saying: "No matching VOBSUB languge found!"

I've tryed using -sub, -ifo, -vobsubid, but nothing works.



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