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Old 12-04-2003, 08:25 PM   #1
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Cannot read DVD with Mplayer


Hi,

I want to play a DVD movie with mplayer, i downloaded the source amd everything worked fine,

Here the output of mplayer --v

MPlayer 1.0pre2-3.2.2 (C) 2000-2003 MPlayer Team

CPU: Intel Pentium 4/Xeon Willamette 1514 MHz (Family: 8, Stepping: 10)
Detected cache-line size is 64 bytes
CPUflags: MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 1
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 SSE SSE2

Reading config file /usr/local/etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf: No such file or directory
Reading config file /root/.mplayer/config


When i try to play the DVD with this command: gmplayer dvd://1
I got the following error message:
Playing DVD title /dev/1
libdvdread: Can't stat /dev/dvd
No such file or directory
Couldn't open DVD device: /dev/dvd

According to my fstab file, my DVD is linked to /dev/cdrom.

When i do an ls | grep dvd in /dev, it cannot find the file.

Anybody has an idea??

I dont have xine installed, I have a Full install of RH9 with kernel 2.4.23.

Anybody has an answer?
Can it be kernel related, like a module is missing or something??

Please help!

Thanks in advance.

One last thing, the output of my /mnt/cdrom (which is my dvd player) is the following:

Autorun.inf ice_age_mac ice_age_pc.exe printables.exe

I presume that the movie is in the VIDEO_TS directory.

here is the output of ls in the VIDEO_TS directory:
VIDEO_TS.BUP
VTS_02_1.VOB VTS_05_0.IFO VTS_07_2.VOB VTS_08_4.VOB
VIDEO_TS.IFO VTS_03_0.BUP VTS_05_1.VOB VTS_07_3.VOB VTS_09_0.BUP
VIDEO_TS.VOB VTS_03_0.IFO VTS_06_0.BUP VTS_07_4.VOB VTS_09_0.IFO
VTS_01_0.BUP VTS_03_1.VOB VTS_06_0.IFO VTS_08_0.BUP VTS_09_0.VOB
VTS_01_0.IFO VTS_04_0.BUP VTS_06_1.VOB VTS_08_0.IFO VTS_09_1.VOB
VTS_01_0.VOB VTS_04_0.IFO VTS_07_0.BUP VTS_08_0.VOB
VTS_01_1.VOB VTS_04_0.VOB VTS_07_0.IFO VTS_08_1.VOB
VTS_02_0.BUP VTS_04_1.VOB VTS_07_0.VOB VTS_08_2.VOB
VTS_02_0.IFO VTS_05_0.BUP VTS_07_1.VOB VTS_08_3.VOB
readme.txt VIDEO_TS

everything is -r--r--r--

Last edited by Doomhammer; 12-04-2003 at 08:29 PM.
 
Old 12-04-2003, 08:38 PM   #2
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Just make a symlink ...

ln -s /dev/cdrom /dev/dvd


Cheers,
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Old 12-04-2003, 08:43 PM   #3
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It worked, thank you!!!
Cheez... cant believe its as simple as this..

lol

Thank you my friend!!
 
Old 12-04-2003, 09:17 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally posted by Doomhammer
It worked, thank you!!!
Cheez... cant believe its as simple as this..

lol

Thank you my friend!!
Pleasure :)

If you are happy - how about an affero? :)
/me hopes for another price someday :D - even though the signed RMS book is quite cool

Cheers,
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