[MPlayer-users] Re: [MPlayer-dev-eng] Bug Report: Different audio sid in the output log by "mplayer dvd://4 -v" command

Giacomo Comes comes at naic.edu
Wed May 18 18:41:49 CEST 2005

On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 06:03:48PM +0200, Guillaume POIRIER wrote:
> Hi,
> On 5/18/05, Bo Xie <xiebopublic at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Rather strange... I had a similar problem the other week, so I just
> > > forced the track ID with -aid, and moved on. I did not test if that
> > > was a regression from previous MPlayer's versions, and suspected it
> > > was only due to a broken authoring/mastering of the DVD.
> > >
> > > Could you maybe upload somewhere a 1-2 Mb sample of your source?
> > > Please follow that document:
> > > http://mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/HTML/en/bugreports_what.html#bugreports_playback
> > >
> > The source DVD is an encrypted DVD (name is "Wind Talkers"). Can I
> > still use "dd if=yourfile of=smallfile bs=1024k count=5" to cut a
> > small source file for uploading?
> This should work, but it's probably better if you dump part of your
> dvd into a file according to this entry of the faq:
> http://mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/HTML/en/faq.html#id2887791
> You probably want to restrain the lenght of the dump with the
> "-frames" (300 should be more than enough) option and jump to a more
> relevant part of the movie with "-ss".
> Now I just hope that this works when used with "-dumpstream"

With -dumpstream the options -frames, -ss, etc. do not work.
The only way to limit the output of a DVD is with -chapter


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