[MPlayer-users] Play VCD
jupiter.hce at gmail.com
Sat Jan 5 23:18:37 CET 2008
On 2008-01-05 15:15+0100, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
>On Saturday, 05 January 2008 at 11:37, yh wrote:
>> On 2008-01-02 12:40+0530, Yajith Ajantha Dayarathna | යජිත් අජන්ත දයාරත්න wrote:
>> >mplayer -cdrom-device <cdrom device> vcd://<track no>
>> >eg: mplayer -cdrom-device /dev/cdrom vcd://1
>> >Give the cdrom device path, that is mounted to /media/cdrom
>> >for <cdrom device>
>> I did following command and got an error as well:
>> $ mplayer -cdrom-device /media/cdrom vcd://1
>> Playing vcd://1.
>> read CDROM toc header: Inappropriate ioctl for device
>> Failed to get cd toc
>> Failed to open vcd://1.
>> $ ls /media/cdrom
>> cdda cdi ext karaoke mpegav segment vcd
>> What is my problem.
>Your problem is that you didn't know that VCDs have no real filesystem, so
>mounting them is useless (so is using the mounted path as -cdrom-device)
>and won't work. Just pass the real cdrom device (/dev/sr1 or /dev/hdc or
>whatever it is on your system) to MPlayer and try playing vcd://2.
Thanks Dominik, that works.
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