[MPlayer-users] playing DVD
jancici at host.sk
Tue Feb 18 17:01:02 CET 2003
sorry I have not many information about multimedia stuff in linux
so my questions are maybe silly but I am trying to find some help to
understand what's going on
1. I know that my sblive5.1 has dolby digital decoder
2. so I want watch movie with ac3 sound with 6 channels and for decoding
I want to use sblive
I don't know what to use: oss/alsa drivers or external decoder.
On Tue, 2003-02-18 at 16:33, gabor wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Tue, 2003-02-18 at 14:53, janik wrote:
> > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > Hi,
> > I am trying to use mplayer to play DVD,
> > can somebody give me a help how to configure??
> > I am using Debian woody and last release of mplayer.
> > I have SoundBlaster 5.1 Digital
> > I can play divix movies and DVD too, but:
> > sound is only stereo. I am trying find help how to set up my linux to
> > use my SoundBlaster 5.1 digital with all stuff so mplayer should play
> > DVD and using dolby digital decoder of SoundBlaster.
> > maybe it's not question for this mailing list, but I think that users of
> > mplayer should know some tricks :-)
> 1. it's questionable whether sblive5.1 has a hardware dolby digital
> 2. what do you want?:
> a. do you want to watch a movie with ac3 sound with 4(6) analog
> -do you have oss? :
> "mplayer -channels 4 my.avi"
> -do you have alsa? :
> "mplayer -channels 4 -ao alsa9:surround40 my.avi"
> b. do you want to watch a movie with ac3 sound using an external ac3
> -you have to work with 'mplayer -ac hwac3' and read the mailing list +
> read DOCS/tech/hwac3.txt on how to set it up.
> RTFM!!! http://www.MPlayerHQ.hu/DOCS
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