[MPlayer-users] Wince during DVD and VCD playing

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Fri Apr 15 23:58:26 CEST 2005

On Friday, 15 April 2005 at 23:35, Manfred Seich wrote:
> >It seems to be caused when the sound goes out of sync with the video -
> >mplayer drops a few frames of video to bring everything back in sync.
> >If you're using a cheap sound card, apparently this can be why the
> >timing is out as they're not terribly accurate.  Try playing the video
> >with -nosound and see if it makes a difference.  You won't want to
> >forcefully stop this from happening (e.g. with -noframedrop) because
> >then you'll lose A/V sync after a while.
> With "nosound" it´s okay:
> mplayer -nosound -vo mpegpes dvd://1 -dvd-device /dev/dvdram
> >If it does, -autosync might help here.
> With "autosync" I tried several integer values but it didn´t works, i.e. 
> it´s not okay.
> E.G.: mplayer -autosync 10 -ao mpegpes -vo mpegpes dvd://1 -dvd-device 
> /dev/dvdram

Have you tried -autosync 30?

> I tried following command "mplayer -ao help" with following information:
> Available audio output drivers:
>        mpegpes DVB audio output
>        oss     OSS/ioctl audio output
>        null    Null audio output
>        pcm     RAW PCM/WAVE file writer audio output
>        plugin  Plugin audio output
> Only with parameter "pcm" no wince occurs, i.e. play back is okay.
> mplayer -ao pcm -vo mpegpes dvd://1 -dvd-device /dev/dvdram
> Conclusion:
> "nosound" is not an option, because I need sound for watching movies.
> "autosync" doesn´t work.
> If I use "mpegpes" (output to DVB-Card) the play back works only with wince.
> It would be fine to get sound from DVB-Card without wince.
> Do someone else has an idea?

Post full mplayer -v log when using -ao mpegpes.


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