[MPlayer-users] Skipping all frames

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Mon Mar 24 15:08:47 CET 2003

On Sun, Mar 23, 2003 at 09:56:08PM +0100, Winner of tha face compo wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]

> D Richard Felker III wrote:
> > Sounds like this is a PAL field-encoded movie, which does not work
> > with mencoder's 3pass mode. Just use 2pass, with -oac copy in the
> Perhaps you could WTFM some short sentences about this. I don't have the
> faintest idea what the fuck this is, and honestly, I couldn't care less.

It has something to do with the demuxer and decoder framerate not
matching (one is 25 frames/sec, the other is 50 fields/sec), and it's
impossible to know this until the decoder is actually run, so the
frameno pass generates bogus info. STFA for a better explanation. :)


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