[MPlayer-users] playing from hard drive

Alessio Sangalli alesan at manoweb.com
Sat Feb 15 20:56:33 CET 2003

Brian Craft wrote:

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Is there a way to get mplayer to play dvd files from a hard drive? I 
> know about
> the -dvdkey option, but it doesn't actually play the files as though 
> they were
> a dvd. It mucks up the transition between vob files.

mplayer -dvd-device /video/lotr/LOTR_SEE_D1/ -dvd 1 etc etc...

I agree that the -dvd-device explanation on the man page is not helping:

-dvd-device <path to device>
Override default DVD device name /dev/dvd.



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