[MPlayer-users] Playing .vob from the hard drive

Corey Hickey bugfood-ml at fatooh.org
Tue Mar 18 05:26:35 CET 2003

Francisco J. León wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Ok, here is the deal, i got mplayer from cvs and compiled it with:
> --withcsslibdir=/path/to/libdvdcss-0.01/lib, it compiled fine.
> I took the dvd drive in the other machine and copied one .vob to my hard
> drive and tried to play it and i got:
> Encrypted stream but you did not request authentification
> RTFM'ed a little and found -dvdauth and -csslib, so i put that and the path
> to the .vob file and libdvdcss.so respectively and got this:
> dvd: opening libcss.so as .... (my 0.0.1 lib)
> dvd: /usr/local/bin/mplayer: undefined symbol: _CSSisEncrypted
> Hint: use libcss version 0.1 (lol)
> Error in dvd auth
> So, what's the point in needing the dvd drive to get the css key if i'm
> trying to watch the .vob in the hard drive? Any tips on how to get the key
> and copy it manually?

I can't answer your question, but I can say that if you want to copy a
title from your DVD to unencrypted form on your hard disk, mplayer
-dvd 1 -dumpstream is the way to go.

You can then mess with stream.dump exactly as if it were a DVD title.


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