[MPlayer-users] Couple of newbie questions...
philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com
Mon Aug 15 07:45:50 CEST 2005
Kichigai Mentat wrote:
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> On Aug 14, 2005, at 23.18, Philip Prindeville wrote:
>> New on the list (though I suspect now is not the best time to be
>> joining it... oh, well)... and I had a couple of questions.
>> First, I'm seeing the dreaded "too many packets in video buffer"
>> message when trying to play the Brian Wilson "Smile" DVD. See
>> below. If I play it differently as:
>> % mplayer dvd://3 -ac dvdpcm -aid 160 -ao alsa:device=hw=0.0
>> (and via analogue line-out instead of via SPDIF/RCA) then it works.
>> I suspect that the problem actually has nothing to do with the video
>> stream at all, and is a decoder issue (however, both hwac3 and a52
>> decoders have the same issue).
> Have you tried another media player? Like Xine or VLC? Let's see if
> this is *just* and MPlayer problem, or something more broad. If it's
> just MPlayer, then we can help you, if it's not, try looking at
> another mailing list.
The problem isn't present with Xine.
From what I saw (googling the error message), that particular message
seems to crop up for several different and unrelated reasons.
>> Second question, how does one get DVD menu navigation to work?
>> I can play individual titles, but not see the top-level menus to get
>> around the various titles on most DVD's.
> It doesn't exist, nor is it likely to exist anything in the near
> future. Use Xine if menus are important.
>> Third, under Windows, the same hardware (a MSI-7142/K8MM-V
>> motherboard, AMD Athalon 64, 1GB, Sony DVD-RW DRU-800A,
>> NVidia GeForce 6200 video card, etc) seems to be a lot better at
>> reading the same DVD's than Mplayer-1.0pre7 is on FC3. I suspect
>> that Mplayer isn't setting the DVD's error-correction strategy to be
>> as aggressive... but I couldn't find what the settings were using
>> "hdparm", so I'm not even sure that Linux let's you tweak this.
> What player are you using? Have you tried MPlayer for Windows?
I had the Intervideo driver because it came with that particular install
off-the-shelf. I just wanted to double check against how Windows
performed. I'm not looking to enrich the Windows environment. I just
wanted something to use for comparison.
>> Lastly, how does one encode a DVD in "fat" format (with all camera
>> angles, all subtitle info, all audio tracks in multiple languages...
>> etc. all
>> layered in parallel)? That is, I might want to rip a DVD onto a hard
>> disk now, but might not know until later if it will be watched in
>> or DTS 6.1 until later, and whether it will be watched with english
>> or spanish subtitles, etc.
> This isn't a job for MEncoder. MEncoder would compress the data. You
> just want a simple ripper and DeCSS app, which MEncoder doesn't do
> (at least, not with all of those features).
Ok. Then I guess I misunderstood. I had thought Divix or Matroska could
>> Here's the debugging from playing Brian Wilson's "Smile" with hwac3
>> (via the builtin Southbridge Via 8237R and Via 1617A codec)... And
>> yes, I tried -ni and it made no difference.
>> [root at media ~]# mplayer dvd://3 -aid 128 -ac hwac3 -ao
>> MPlayer 1.0pre7-RPM-3.4.3 (C) 2000-2005 MPlayer Team
>> CPU: Advanced Micro Devices Athlon 64 Clawhammer (Family: 8,
>> Stepping: 10)
>> Detected cache-line size is 64 bytes
>> CPUflags: MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 1 3DNow2: 1 SSE: 1 SSE2: 1
>> Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 3DNow 3DNowEx SSE SSE2
>> 85 audio & 196 video codecs
>> Playing dvd://3.
>> Reading disc structure, please wait...
>> There are 14 titles on this DVD.
>> There are 18 chapters in this DVD title.
>> There are 1 angles in this DVD title.
>> DVD successfully opened.
>> No matching DVD subtitle language found!
>> Cache fill: 15.14% (1269760 bytes) MPEG-PS file format detected.
>> Too many video packets in the buffer: (4096 in 8251235 bytes).
>> Maybe you are playing a non-interleaved stream/file or the codec
>> For AVI files, try to force non-interleaved mode with the -ni option.
>> MPEG: No audio stream found -> no sound.
>> VIDEO: MPEG2 720x480 (aspect 3) 29.970 fps 7000.0 kbps (875.0
>> vo: X11 running at 1920x1200 with depth 24 and 32 bpp (":0.0" =>
>> local display)
>> Opening video decoder: [mpegpes] MPEG 1/2 Video passthrough
>> VDec: vo config request - 720 x 480 (preferred csp: Mpeg PES)
>> Could not find matching colorspace - retrying with -vf scale...
>> Opening video filter: [scale]
>> The selected video_out device is incompatible with this codec.
>> VDecoder init failed :(
>> Opening video decoder: [libmpeg2] MPEG 1/2 Video decoder libmpeg2-
>> Selected video codec: [mpeg12] vfm:libmpeg2 (MPEG-1 or 2 (libmpeg2))
>> Audio: no sound
>> Starting playback...
>> VDec: vo config request - 720 x 480 (preferred csp: Planar YV12)
>> VDec: using Planar YV12 as output csp (no 0)
>> Movie-Aspect is 1.78:1 - prescaling to correct movie aspect.
>> VO: [xv] 720x480 => 854x480 Planar YV12 [fs]
>> V: 22.0 653/653 11% 1% 0.0% 0 0 49%
>> Exiting... (Quit)
>> [root at media ~]#
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